Chapter 10&11 Vocab

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Chapter 10&11 Vocab
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  1. astr-
    starlike
  2. ax-
    axle
  3. dendr-
    tree
  4. ependym-
    tunic
  5. -lemm
    rind or peel
  6. moto-
    moving
  7. multi-
    many
  8. oligo-
    few
  9. peri-
    all around
  10. saltator-
    dancer
  11. sens-
    feeling
  12. syn-
    together
  13. uni-
    one
  14. cephal-
    head
  15. chiasm-
    cross
  16. flacc-
    flabby
  17. funi-
    small cord or fiber
  18. gangli-
    swelling
  19. mening-
    membrane
  20. plex-
    interweaving
  21. Analgesia
    Loss or reduction in the ability to sense pain, but without loss of consciosness
  22. Analgesic
    pain-releaving drug
  23. anesthesia
    loss of feeling
  24. aphasia
    disturbance or loss in the ability to use words or to understand them, usually due to damage to cerebral association areas
  25. apraxia
    impairment in a person's ability to make correct use of objects
  26. ataxia
    partial or complete inability to coordinate volentary movements
  27. Cordotomy
    surgical procedure severing a nerve tract within the spinal cord, usually to relieve interactable pain
  28. crainiotomy
    surgical procdure opening a part of the skull
  29. encephalitis
    Inflammation of the brain and meninges characterized by drowsiness and apathy
  30. Epilepsy
    Temporary disturbances in normal brain impulses that may be accompanied by covulsive seizures and loss of conciousness
  31. Huntington disease
    hereditary disorder of the brain producing progressively worsening, uncontrollable dancelike movements and personality changes
  32. neuritis
    inflammation of a erve
  33. vagotomy
    surgical severing of a vagus nerve
  34. neuralgia
    sharp recurring pain associated with a nerve, usually caused by inflammation of injury
  35. laminectomy
    surgical removal of the posterior arch of a vertebra usually to relieve symptoms of a ruptured intervertebral disk that is pressig a spinal nerve

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