Neurosensory Terms

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tchmura
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Neurosensory Terms
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2011-06-30 13:43:04
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Chp5 Neurosensory Terms
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Includes the study of the brain, the spinal cord, and the nerves that help us see, hear, and feel
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  1. Root:

    audio (awe + dee + oh)
    sound

    • Medical Term:
    • audiology (study of sound)
  2. Root:

    cerebro (suh + re + bro)
    brain

    • Medical Term:
    • cerebrosclerosis (brain hardening)
  3. Root:

    encephalo (in + sef + uh + low)
    brain

    • Medical term:
    • encephalopathy (brain disease)
  4. Root:

    esthesia (es + tea + juh)
    sensation

    • Medical Term:
    • anesthesia (without sensation)
  5. Root:

    medulla (muh + due + la)
    brain middle

    • Medical Term:
    • medullectomy (brain excision)
  6. Root:

    meningo (men + ing + oh)
    membranes; spinal cord

    • Medical Term:
    • meningitis (meninges inflammation)
  7. Root:

    neuro (new + row)
    nerves

    • Medical Term:
    • neurology (nerves, study of)
  8. Root:

    occiput (awk + see + put)
    back of skull

    • Medical Term:
    • occipitofacial (docciput and face)
  9. Root:

    oculo (ah + cue + low)
    eye

    • Medical Term:
    • oculomotor (eye movement)
  10. Root:

    ophthalmo (op + thal + moe)
    eye

    • Medical term:
    • opthalmology (eye, study of)
  11. Root:

    oto (oto)
    ear

    • Medical Term:
    • otitis (ear inflammation)
  12. Root:

    parietes (pa + rye + eh + tease)
    parietel; wall part

    • Medical Term:
    • parietofrontal (front wall or bones)
  13. Root:

    pons (pawns)
    bridges

    • Medical Term:
    • pontobulbar (pons and medulla)
  14. Root:

    tempora (tempora)
    temporal

    • Medical Term:
    • temporomandicular (temple and jaw)

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