Nervous System

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Nervous System
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  1. neurologist
    a medical specialist who treats nervous system disorders

    • neur/o (nerve)
    • -logist (practitioner)

    (nuhr-AWL-ih-gihst)
  2. neurology
    medical specialty dealing with the nervous system

    • neur/o (nerve)
    • -logy (the study of)
    • (nuhr-AWL-uh-jee)
  3. neurosurgeon
    surgeon who specializes in operations on the nervous system

    • neur/o (nerve)
    • Gr. kheirourgos (working or done by hand)
    • (NOO-roh-sur-juhn)
  4. psychiatrist
    a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders

    • psych/o (of or pertaining to the mind)
    • iatr/o (of or pertaining to medicine or a physician)
    • -ist (one who specializes in)
    • (sy-KY-ah-trist)
  5. psychologist
    a (nonmedical) doctor of psychology who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders

    • psych/o (of or pertaining to the mind)
    • -logist (one who studies a certain field)
    • (sy-KOL-oh-jist)

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