Chapter 14

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Chapter 14
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  1. cerebro
    cerebrum
  2. dendro
    tree
  3. kinesio
    movement
  4. myelo
    • spinal cord
    • bone marrow
  5. narco
    • stupor
    • numbness
    • sleep
  6. radiculo
    nerve root
  7. stheno
    strength
  8. thalamo
    thalamus
  9. tono
    tension
  10. ventriculo
    ventricle (heart or brain)
  11. -algesia
    -algia
    pain
  12. -asthenia
    weakness
  13. -esthesia
    feeling
  14. -kinesia
    movement
  15. -lepsy
    seizure
  16. -paresis
    partial paralysis
  17. -phasia
    speech
  18. -plegia
    paralysis
  19. -taxia
    • order
    • coordination
  20. a-sthen-ia
    • without
    • strength
    • condition
  21. a-tax-ia
    • without
    • coordination
    • condition
  22. dys-lex-ia
    • difficult
    • word, phrase
    • condition
  23. hydrocephalus
    accumulation of fluid in brain
  24. neur-osis
    • nerve
    • abnormal condition
  25. para-lysis
    • near
    • loosening
    • (loss of motion)
  26. hemi-plegia
    • one half
    • paralysis
    • (paralysis one of sides)
  27. para-plegia
    • near
    • paralysis
    • (paralysis of both lower limbs)
  28. quadri-plegia
    • four
    • paralysis
    • (paralysis of arms and legs)
  29. psych-osis
    • mind
    • abnormal condition
  30. polio-myel-itis
    • gray, gray matter
    • spinal cord
    • inflammation
  31. syncope
    temporary loss of consciousness (fainting)
  32. electro-encephalo-graphy (EEG)
    • electricity
    • brain
    • process of recording
  33. electro-myo-graphy (EMG)
    • electricity
    • muscle
    • process of recording
  34. thalamo-tomy
    • thalamus
    • incision

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