Veterinary_Medical_Terminology_Chapter_13_Flashcards.txt

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Chapter 13 Veterinary Medical Terminology
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  1. dendr/o
    dendrite
  2. combining form for dendrite
    dendr/o
  3. ax/o
    axon
  4. combining form for axon
    ax/o
  5. synaps/o, synapt/o
    synapse
  6. combining form for synapse
    synaps/o and synapt/o
  7. gli/o
    glue
  8. combining form for glue
    gli/o
  9. astr/o
    star
  10. combining form for star
    astr/o
  11. olig-
    few
  12. prefix meaning few
    olig-
  13. -cyte
    cell
  14. suffix meaning cell
    -cyte
  15. neur/i, neur/o
    nerve or nerve tissue
  16. combining form meaning nerve or nerve tissue
    neur/i or neur/o
  17. gangli/o, ganlion/o
    ganglion
  18. combining form meaning ganglion
    gangli/o or ganglion/o
  19. encephal/o
    brain
  20. combining form for brain
    encephal/o
  21. myel/o
    spinal cord
  22. combining form for spinal cord
    myel/o
  23. mening/o, meningi/o
    meninges
  24. combining form for meninges
    mining/o or meningi/o
  25. dur/o
    tough
  26. combining form meaning tough
    dur/o
  27. pachy-
    thick
  28. prefix meaning thick
    pachy
  29. arachn/o
    spider
  30. combining form meaning spider
    arachn/o
  31. pia
    soft
  32. term meaning soft
    pia
  33. crani/o
    skull
  34. combining form for skull
    crani/o
  35. cerebr/o
    cerebrum
  36. combining form for cerebrum
    cerebr/o
  37. cerebell/o
    cerebellum
  38. combining form for cerebellum
    cerebell/o
  39. concuss/o
    shaken together
  40. combining form for shaken
    concuss/o
  41. contus/o
    bruise
  42. combining form for bruise
    contus/o
  43. idio-
    individual
  44. prefix meaning individual
    idio-
  45. -paresis
    weakness
  46. suffix meaning weakness
    -paresis
  47. plegia
    paralysis
  48. root meaning paralysis
    plegia
  49. para-
    hind or lower portion
  50. prefix meaning hind or lower portion
    -para
  51. esthesia
    sensation or feeling
  52. root meaning sensation or feeling
    esthesia
  53. ptosis
    prolapse, drooping
  54. root meaning prolapse or drooping
    ptosis
  55. ataxia
    without coordination, "stumbling"
  56. term for without coordination, "stumbling"
    ataxia
  57. contusion
    bruise or injury that does not break the skin
  58. term for bruise or injury that does not break the skin
    contusion
  59. encephalitis
    inflammation of the brain
  60. term for inflammation of the brain
    encephalitis
  61. hydrocephalus
    water on the brain
  62. term for water on the brain
    encephalitis
  63. myelitis
    inflammation of the spinal cord
  64. term for inflammation of the spinal cord
    myelitis
  65. neuralgia
    nerve pain
  66. term for nerve pain
    neuralgia
  67. analgesia
    without pain
  68. term for without pain
    analgesia
  69. anesthesia
    absence of sensation
  70. term for absence of sensation
    anesthesia
  71. seizure
    sudden, involuntary contraction of some muscles caused by a brain disturbance
  72. term for sudden, involuntary contraction of some muscles caused by a brain disturbance
    seizure
  73. convulsion
    another term for seizure
  74. another term for seizure
    convulsion
  75. syncope
    fainting
  76. term for faintin
    syncope
  77. paralysis
    loss of voluntary movement or immobility
  78. term for loss of voluntary movement or immobility
    paralysis
  79. CNS
    central nervous system
  80. PNS
    peripheral nervous system
  81. BAR
    bright, alert, responsive
  82. QAR
    quiet, alert, responsive
  83. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  84. IT
    intratracheal

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