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  1. Cephal/o
    Head
  2. Encephal/o
    Inside the Head (Brain)
  3. Mening/o
    Membrandes surrounding the brain and spinal cord
  4. Myel/o
    Spinal cord
  5. Neur/o
    Nerve
  6. Dys-
    Difficult, painful, abnormal
  7. -cele
    Hernia, abnormal protrision of structure out of normal anatomical postion
  8. -pathy
    Disease, abnormality
  9. -plasia
    Development, formation, growth
  10. -plegia
    Paralysis
  11. Cephalgia
    Headache
  12. Encephalitis
    Inflammation of the Brain
  13. Anencephalic
    Born w/out a brain
  14. Meningitis
    Inflammation of the membranes
  15. Myelogram
    X-ray of the spinal cord
  16. Neuroma
    Tumor
  17. Neuritis
    Inflammation
  18. Dyslexia
    Difficulty reading
  19. Meningomyelocele
    Protrusion of membranes and spinal cord
  20. Encephalopathy
    Disease of the Brain
  21. Neuropathy
    Disease of the nerves
  22. Aplasia
    No development
  23. Hyperplasia
    Over development
  24. Hemiplegia
    Paralysis of one side of the body
  25. Quadriplegia
    Paralysis of all four limbs
  26. AMS
    Altered mental status
  27. CNS
    Central Nervous System
  28. CSF
    Cerebral Spinal Fluid
  29. CVA
    Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke)
  30. EEG
    Electroencephalography - Electrical activity of the brain
  31. GCS
    Glasgow Coma Scale
  32. ICH
    Intercranial Hemorage
  33. CN
    Cranial Nerves
  34. LP
    Lumbar Puncture
  35. MRI
    Magnetic resounance instrument
  36. TIA
    Transient Ischemia Attack
  37. LOC
    Level of Consciousness or Loss of Consciousness
  38. ICP
    Intracranial pressure
  39. Multiple Sclerosis
    MS - Degeneration of Myelin Sheath
  40. Cerebrovascualr accident
    Stroke
  41. Transient Ischmic Attack (TIA)
    Not enough blood (O2) in the brain
  42. Epilepsy
    Seizure
  43. Aphasia
    Loss of Speech
  44. Neurologist
    Physician specializing in diseases of the brain
  45. Lumbar puncture (LP)
    Sample cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) surrounding brain or spinal cord.
  46. Brain Scan
    Radioactivlly image possible tumors in the brain
  47. Electroencephalography (EEG)
    Image Brain electrical activity
  48. Computed Tomography (CT)
    Specialized X-ray machine.

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