Exploring Medical Language - Chapter 15- Part 2

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Cerebellitis

Inflammation of the cerebellum

Cerebral Thrombosis

Pertaining to the cerebrum, abnormal condition of a clot.

Duritis

Inflammation of the dura mater

Encephalitis

Inflammation of the brain

Encephalomalacia

Softening of the brain

Encephalomyeloradiculitis

Inflammation of the brain, spinal cord, and nerve roots

Gangliitis

Inflammation of a ganglion

Glioblastoma

Tumor composed of developing glial tissue

Glioma

Tumor composed of the glial tissue

Meningitis

Inflammation of the meninges

Meningioma

Tumor of the meninges

Meningocele

Protrusion of the meninges

Meningomyelocele

Protrusion of the meninges and spinal cord

Mononeuropathy

Disease affecting a single nerve

Neuralgia

Pain in a nerve

Neurasthenia

Nerve weakness

Neuritis

Inflammation of a nerve

Neuroarthropathy

Disease of nerves and joints

Neuroma

Tumor made up of nerve (cells)

Neuropathy

Diseases of the nerves

Poliomyelitis

Inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord.

Polyneuritis

Inflammation of many nerves

Polyneuropathy

Disease of many nerves

Radiculitis

Inflammation of the nerve roots

Rhizomeningomyelitis

Inflammation of the nerve roots, meninges, and spinal cord

Subdural Hematoma

Pertaining to below the dura mater, tumor of blood

Ganglionectomy

Excision of a ganglion

Neurectomy

Excision of a nerve

Neurolysis

Separating a nerve

Neuroplasty

Surgical repair of a nerve

Neurorrhaphy

Suture of a nerve

Neurotomy

Incision into a nerve

Radicotomy, Rhizotomy

Incision into a nerve root

Cerebral Angiography

Radiographic imaging of the blood vessels in the brain

CT Myelography

Process of recording the spinal cord

Electroencephalogram

Record of the electrical impulses of the brain

Electroencephalograph

Instrument used to record the electrical impulses of the brain

Electroencephalography

Process of recording the electrical impulses of the brain

Anesthesia

Without feeling or sensation

Aphasia

Condition of without speaking

Cephalalgia

Pain in the head

Cerebral

Pertaining to the cerebrum

Craniocerebral

Pertaining to the cranium and cerebrum

Dysphasia

Condition of difficulty speaking

Encephalosclerosis

Hardening of the brain

Gliocyte

Glial cell

Hemiparesis

Slight paralysis of half

Hemiplegia

Paralysis of half

Hyperesthesia

Excessive sensitivity

Interictal

Between seizures or attacks

Intracerebral

Pertaining to within the cerebrum

Monoparesis

Slight paralysis of one (limb)

Monoplegia

Paralysis of one (limb)

Myelomalacia

Softening of the spinal cord

Neuroid

Resembling a nerve

Neurologist

Physician who studies and treats diseases of the nerves

Neurology

Study of nerves

Panplegia

Total paralysis

Paresthesia

Abnormal sensation

Postictal

After a seizure or attack

Preictal

Before a seizure or attack

Quadriplegia

Paralysis of four

Subdural

Pertaining to below the dura mater

Psychiatrist

A physician who studies and treats disorders of the mind

Psychiatry

Specialty of the mind

Psychogenic

Originating in the mind

Psychologist

Specialist of the mind

Psychology

Study of the mind

Psychopathy

Disease of the mind

Psychosis

Abnormal condition of the mind

Psychosomatic

Pertaining to the mind and body

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