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Chapter 15 Anatomy

These are the Word Parts and terms from Chapter 15.
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cerebello
cerebellum
cerebro
cerebrum, brain
duro
hard, dura mater
encephalo
brain
ganglio, ganglion
ganglion
glio
glia
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