Chapter 15 Anatomy

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These are the Word Parts and terms from Chapter 15.

cerebello

cerebellum

cerebro

cerebrum, brain

duro

hard, dura mater

encephalo

brain

ganglio, ganglion

ganglion

meningio, meningo

meninges

myelo

spinal cord

radico, radiculo, rhizo

nerve root

esthesio

sensation, sensitivity, feeling

mento, psycho

mind

mono

one, single

quadri

four

iatrist

specialist, physician

iatry

treatment, specialty

ictal

seizure, attack

paresis

slight paralysis

cerebellitis

inflammation of the cerebellum

cerebral thrombosis

blood clot in the brain

encephalomyeloradiculitis

inflammation of the brain, spinal cord and nerve roots

glioblastoma

tumor composed of developing glial tissue

meningocele

hernia of the meninges

meningomyelocele

protrusion of the meninges and spinal cord

poliomyelitis

inflamation of the grey matter of the spinal cord

polyneuritis

inflammation of many nerves

polyneuropathy

disease of many nerves

radiculitis

inflammation of the nerve roots

radiculopathy

disease of the nerve roots

rhizomeningomyelitis

inflammation of the nerve root, meninges, and spinal cord

subdural hematoma

blood tumor in the brain

epilepsy

disorder of seizures

stroke

disruption of blood flow in the brain

radicotomy, rhizotomy

incision into a nerve root

cerebral angiography

radiographic imaging of the blood vessels in the brain

electroencephalogram

EEG, record of the electrical impulses of the brain

computed tomography of the brain

CT scan, using a computer to produce a series of brain tissue images at any desired depth

lumbar puncture

LP, spinal tap

anesthesia

without sensation or feeling

aphasia

condition of without speaking

cephalalgia

Headache, or cephalgia

craniocerebral

pertaining to the cranium and cerebrum

inter

between

coma

state of profound unconsciousness

seizure

involuntary muscle contractions

gait

manner or style of walking

bipolar disorder

disturbance in mood. Manic and depressive episodes

schizophrenia

gross distortions of reality

EEG

electroencephalogram

PTSD

posttraumatic stress disorder

TIA

transient ischemic attack

ischo

deficiency, blockage

OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

meningitis

inflammation of the meninges

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