Nervous System

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  1. di-



    prefix
    two



    prefix
  2. hemi-



    prefix
    half



    prefix
  3. mono-   (2)



    prefix
    one; single



    prefix
  4. quadri-



    prefix
    four



    prefix
  5. -calculia



    suffix
    ability to calculate



    suffix
  6. -geusia



    suffix
    sense of taste



    suffix
  7. -kinesia



    suffix
    movement   (2)



    suffix
  8. -kinesis



    suffix
    movement



    suffix
  9. -lexia



    suffix
    reading and writing



    suffix
  10. -paresis



    suffix
    slight paralysis



    suffix
  11. -plegia



    suffix
    paralysis (inability to move muscles)



    suffix
  12. -esthesia



    suffix
    nervous sensation, sense of feeling



    suffix
  13. -gnosia   (2)



    suffix
    knowledge; memory



    suffix
  14. -lepsy    (2)



    suffix
    seizure; attack




    suffix
  15. -osmia



    suffix
    sense of smell



    suffix
  16. -phasia



    suffix
    ability to speak, speech



    suffix
  17. -praxia   (2)



    suffix
    coordination; purposeful movement



    suffix
  18. caus/o   (2)



    cf
    heat; burning



    cf
  19. cerebr/o



    cf
    cerebrum



    cf
  20. dur/o   (2)



    cf
    dura mater; tough



    cf
  21. mening/o



    cf
    meninges (membrane)   (2)



    cf
  22. meningi/o



    cf
    meninges (membrane)    (2)



    cf
  23. narc/o



    cf
    sleep, stupor



    cf
  24. somn/o



    cf
    sleep



    cf
  25. cerebell/o



    cf
    cerebellum



    cf
  26. cord/o   (2)



    cf
    cord; spinal cord   (2)



    cf
  27. chord/o   (2)




    cf
    cord; spinal cord   (2)



    cf
  28. encephal/o



    cf
    brain



    cf
  29. ishc/o   (2)



    cf
    blockage; to hold back



    cf
  30. poli/o  (3)



    cf
    grey matter; grey, gray



    cf
  31. radic/o




    cf
    nerve root   (3)



    cf
  32. radicul/o



    cf
    nerve root   (3)



    cf
  33. rhiz/o



    cf
    nerve root   (3)



    cf
  34. TIA



    abbreviation
    transient ischemic attack



    abbreviation
  35. CVA



    abbreviation
    cerebrovascular accident



    abbreviation
  36. EEG



    abbreviation
    electroencephalography



    abbreviation
  37. EMG



    abbreviation
    electromyography



    abbreviation
  38. amnesia



    non decodable vocab
    loss of memory caused by brain damage or severe emotional trauma



    non decodable vocab
  39. dementia



    non decodable vocab
    serious loss of cognitive (mental processes of perception, memory, judgement, and reasoning) ability


    non decodable vocab
  40. epilepsy



    non decodable vocab
    abnormal brain function that causes changes in attention or behavior



    non decodable vocab
  41. gait



    non decodable vocab
    a manner of walking



    non decodable vocab
  42. syncope



    non decodable vocab
    fainting or loss of consciousness   (2)



    non decodable vocab
  43. syncopal episode



    non decodable vocab
    fainting or loss of consciousness   (2)



    non decodable vocab

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