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Myasthenia gravis

What did Aristotle Onassis die from

encephal/o

combining form meaning brain

mening/o

combining form meaning meninges

cerebr/o

combining form meaning cerebrum

dur/o

combining form meaning dura mater

pleg/o

combining form meaning paralysis

cephal/o

combining form meaning head

alg/o

combining form meaning pain

epi-

prefix meaning upon, above

hemi-

prefix meaning half

hypo-

prefix meaning below, deficient

sub-

prefix meaning below

-cyte

suffix meaning cell

-ite

suffix meaning thing that pertains to

-ory

suffix meaning having the function of

-ous

suffix meaning pertaining to

gloss/o

combining form meaning tongue

ventr/o

combining form meaning front, abdomen

somat/o

combining form meaning mouth

crani/o

combining form meaning cranium

opt/o

combining form meaning eye, vision

phas/o

combining form meaning speech

epilept/o

combining form meaning seizure

esthes/o

combining form meaning feeling, sensasion

dendrites

multiple branches of a neuron that receives neuro transmiter

axon

elongated branch at the end of the neuron

pons

acts as a relay station between the body and the cerebellum

efferent nerves

carry nerve impulses away from the spinal cord

afferent nerves

carry impulses from the skin to the spinal cord

corpus callosum

thick white band of nerves that connect the two halves of the brain

central nervous system

consists of the brain and spinal cord

peripherial nervous system

consists of the cranial nerves and the spinal nerves

norepinepherine

transmitter for the parasympathetic nervous system

epinepherine

transmitter for the sympathetic nervous system

cerebrospinal fluid

clear colorless fluid of the spine and brain

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