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75 terms
Nervous System Medical Terms
anxi/o
cephal/o
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
anxious; uneasy
head
cerebellum
cerebrum
anxi/o
anxious; uneasy
cephal/o
head
42 terms
Nervous System Medical Terms
cephalalgia
cerebellar
cerebellitis
cerebral
head pain
pertaining to the cerebellum
cerebellum inflammation
pertaining to the cerebrum
cephalalgia
head pain
cerebellar
pertaining to the cerebellum
nervous system medical term
encephal
mening
myel
neur
brain
membrane
spinal cord
nerve
encephal
brain
mening
membrane
52 terms
Medical Terms: Nervous System
cephal/o
cerebr/o
myel/o
neur/o
head
brain
spinal cord
nerves
cephal/o
head
cerebr/o
brain
59 terms
Nervous System Medical Terms
acrophobia
Alzheimer's disease
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
anesthetic
an excessive fear of heights
a group of disorders involving the parts of the brain that co…
a rapidly progressive neurological disease that attacks the n…
the absence of normal sensation, especially sensitivity to pain
acrophobia
an excessive fear of heights
Alzheimer's disease
a group of disorders involving the parts of the brain that co…
15 terms
Medical Terms for Nervous System
Neurology
neur/o
-logy
psych/o
Medical specialty of the nervous system
nerve
study of
soul, mind
Neurology
Medical specialty of the nervous system
neur/o
nerve
27 terms
nervous system medical terms
alges/o
astr/o
cephal/o
cerebell/o
sense of pain
star
head
cerebellum
alges/o
sense of pain
astr/o
star
99 terms
Nervous System Medical Terms
alges/o
a
af
an
sense of pain
without, away from, not
toward
without, not
alges/o
sense of pain
a
without, away from, not
19 terms
Medical Term Nervous System
cerebr/o
crani/o
encephal/o
gangli/o
cerebrum
cranium
brain
ganglion
cerebr/o
cerebrum
crani/o
cranium
35 terms
Medical terms - nervous system
Crani/o
Cephal/o
Dur/o
Encephal/o
Skull
Head
Dura matter (tough layer of meninges)
Brain
Crani/o
Skull
Cephal/o
Head
32 terms
Nervous System Medical Term
cerebr/o
crani/o
encephal/o
gangli/o
cerebrum
skull
brain
ganglion
cerebr/o
cerebrum
crani/o
skull
56 terms
Medical Term:Nervous System
Central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
Brain
Brain
includes brain and spinal cord
includes 12 pairs of cranial nerves and 31 pairs of periphera…
Primary Function:... -coordinates all activities of the body by…
encephal/o
Central nervous system
includes brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system
includes 12 pairs of cranial nerves and 31 pairs of periphera…
47 terms
NERVOUS SYSTEM MEDICAL TERMS
Brain
Head (crown)
TIA
Speech
Encephal/o
Cephal/o
Transient ischemic attack (warning signs for stroke)
-phasia
Brain
Encephal/o
Head (crown)
Cephal/o
37 terms
nervous system- medical terms
afferent
blood-brain structure
efferent
limbic system
move inward or toward central structure
protective mechanism; blocks specific substances found in blo…
move outward or away from central structure
complex neural system located beneath cerebrum that controls…
afferent
move inward or toward central structure
blood-brain structure
protective mechanism; blocks specific substances found in blo…
14 terms
Medical term - nervous system
Pysch
Encephal
Concuss
Esthet
Mind
Brain
Shaken together or violently agitated
Feeling or nervous sensation
Pysch
Mind
Encephal
Brain
80 terms
Medical Term. Nervous System
encephal/o
cerebell/0
dur/o
cerebr/o
brain
cerebellum
dura mater
cerebrum
encephal/o
brain
cerebell/0
cerebellum
69 terms
Nervous System medical term
ALS
Anxiolytic agents
Apathy
Aphagia
condition of progressive deterioration of motor nerve cells s…
drugs used to reduce anxiety
a lack of interest or display of emotion
inability to swallow
ALS
condition of progressive deterioration of motor nerve cells s…
Anxiolytic agents
drugs used to reduce anxiety
32 terms
Medical Terms- Nervous system
crani/o-
cephal/o
dur/o
encephal/o-
skull
head
duramater (toughest layer of meninges)
brain
crani/o-
skull
cephal/o
head
43 terms
Nervous System Medical Terms
Crani/o-
Cephal/o-
Dur/o-
Encephal/o-
Skull
Head
Dura matter/layering of brain
Brain
Crani/o-
Skull
Cephal/o-
Head
75 terms
Nervous System (Medical Term)
a-
af-
an-
bi-
without, away from, not
forward
not, without
two
a-
without, away from, not
af-
forward
92 terms
Nervous System - Medical Term.
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
dur/o
encephal/o
cerebellum
cerebrum (brain)
hard
brain
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum (brain)
37 terms
Nervous System Medical terms and meanings
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Nerve
Ascending nerve tracts
Brain and Spinal Cord
12 Pairs of cranial nerves extending from the brain and the 3…
one or more bundles of neurons that connect the brain and the…
carry nerve impulses toward the brain
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Brain and Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
12 Pairs of cranial nerves extending from the brain and the 3…
81 terms
Nervous System Medical Terms
a-, an-
hemi-
hydro-
hypo-
without
half
water
deficient, low
a-, an-
without
hemi-
half
Nervous System Medical Terms
acrophobia
Alzheimer's disease
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
anesthetic
an excessive fear of heights
a group of disorders involving the parts of the brain that co…
a rapidly progressive neurological disease that attacks the n…
the absence of normal sensation, especially sensitivity to pain
acrophobia
an excessive fear of heights
Alzheimer's disease
a group of disorders involving the parts of the brain that co…
15 terms
Nervous System medical terms
arach-
cauda-
cephal-
cerebr-
spider's web
tail
head
brain
arach-
spider's web
cauda-
tail
15 terms
Medical Terms- Nervous System
arach-
cauda-
cephal-
cerebr-
spider's web
tail
head
brain
arach-
spider's web
cauda-
tail
20 terms
Nervous System Medical Terms
arach
cauda
cephal
cerebro
spider
tail
head
brain
arach
spider
cauda
tail
Medical terms nervous system
Arach
Cauda
Cephal
Cerebr
Spiders web
Tail
Head
Brain
Arach
Spiders web
Cauda
Tail
13 terms
Medical terms nervous system
cognition
nerve impulse
neurotransmitters
peripheral
the process of taking the knowledge and understanding it
signal transmitted along a nerve fiber
chemical substance that's released at the end of a nerve fiber
situated on the edge or periphery of something
cognition
the process of taking the knowledge and understanding it
nerve impulse
signal transmitted along a nerve fiber
41 terms
medical term: nervous system
alges/o
astr/o
blast/o
caud/o
sense of pain
star
embryonic cell
tail
alges/o
sense of pain
astr/o
star
33 terms
Medical Terms - Nervous System
crani/o
cephal/o
dur/o
encephal/o
skull; cranium
head
durmater (toughest layer of meninges)
brain
crani/o
skull; cranium
cephal/o
head
36 terms
Medical terms nervous system
Cephal/o
Cephalgia
Encephal/o
Encephalitis
Head
Headache
Inside head
Inflammation of brain
Cephal/o
Head
Cephalgia
Headache
26 terms
Nervous System Medical Term
Cerebell/o
Cerebr/o
Encephal/o
Gli/o
Cerebellum
Cerebrum
Brain
Glue
Cerebell/o
Cerebellum
Cerebr/o
Cerebrum
17 terms
Medical Terms- Nervous System
en-
cephal/o
encephal/o
cran/i... crani/o
within
head
brain
cranium
en-
within
cephal/o
head
15 terms
Nervous System Medical Terms
Cerebellum
Hypothalamus
Medulla Oblongata
Synapse
Coordinates muscle movement and maintains balance.
Beneath the thalamus; controls sleep, appetite, water balance…
Just above the spinal cord; controls breathing, heartbeat, an…
Space through which a nervous impulse is transmitted from one…
Cerebellum
Coordinates muscle movement and maintains balance.
Hypothalamus
Beneath the thalamus; controls sleep, appetite, water balance…
31 terms
Nervous system medical terms
Crani/o
Dur/o
Encephal/o
Electr/o
Skull
Dura mater
Brain
Electricity
Crani/o
Skull
Dur/o
Dura mater
18 terms
Medical terms (nervous system)
Cephal/o
Encephal/o
Mening/o
Myel/o
Head
Inside the head(brain)
Membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord
Spinal cord
Cephal/o
Head
Encephal/o
Inside the head(brain)
41 terms
Nervous System Medical Term
Dur/o
Electr/o
Encephal/o
Esthesi/o
Dura Mater
Electrical
Brain
Feeling or sensation
Dur/o
Dura Mater
Electr/o
Electrical
110 terms
Nervous system medical terms
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
dur/o
encephal/o
cerebellum (posterior part of the brain)
cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
dura mater
brain
cerebell/o
cerebellum (posterior part of the brain)
cerebr/o
cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
14 terms
Medical Terms- Nervous System
Encephal/o
Myle/o
Mening/o; meningi/o
CNS
brain
spinal cord
layers to connective tissue enclosing the CNS
central nervous system
Encephal/o
brain
Myle/o
spinal cord
8 terms
nervous system medical terms
cerebell(o)
cerebr(o)
cervic(o)
crani(o)
cerebellum
cerebrum
cervical
craniomalacia
cerebell(o)
cerebellum
cerebr(o)
cerebrum
15 terms
Medical terms (nervous system)
Arach
Cauda
Cephal
Cerebr
Spider web
Tail
Head
Brain
Arach
Spider web
Cauda
Tail
45 terms
Medical terms nervous system
Encephal/o
Gangli/o
Kinesi/o
Lept/o
Brain
Ganglion (knot like mass)
Movement
Thin or slender
Encephal/o
Brain
Gangli/o
Ganglion (knot like mass)
12 terms
Medical Term: Nervous System
Dystonia
Dystrophy
Hyperkinesia
Neuroglia
referred to bad (muscle) tone
bad or mal-nourishment to the muscles
moving excessively
referring to the glue(like supportive tissue of the nervous s…
Dystonia
referred to bad (muscle) tone
Dystrophy
bad or mal-nourishment to the muscles
16 terms
Medical term nervous system
Caus/o
Cerebr/o
Concuss/o
Contus/o
Burning ,burn
Cerebrum ,brain
Shaken together violently agitated
Bruise
Caus/o
Burning ,burn
Cerebr/o
Cerebrum ,brain
16 terms
Nervous System MEDICAL TERMS
akinesia
cerebrospinal
cerebrovascular
electroencephalogram
loss of muscle movement
pertaining to the brain and spinal cord
pertaining to the brain and blood vessels that supply it
record of electrical activity of the brain
akinesia
loss of muscle movement
cerebrospinal
pertaining to the brain and spinal cord
23 terms
Medical nervous system terms
Myelin sheath
Synapsis
Associative
Neurotransmitters
Increases the impulse transmission and insulates and maintain…
Spaces between dendrites
Nerves that carry both sensory and motor messages
Located at the end of each axon. Allows the nerve impulses to…
Myelin sheath
Increases the impulse transmission and insulates and maintain…
Synapsis
Spaces between dendrites
82 terms
Nervous system medical terms
acous/o
acoust/o
-algesia, alges/o
astr/o
hearing
hearing, sound
pain sensitivity
star, star shaped
acous/o
hearing
acoust/o
hearing, sound
47 terms
medical term- nervous system
cephal/o
cerebrell/o
cerebr/o
crani/o
head
cerebrelleum (posterior part of the brain)
cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
skull
cephal/o
head
cerebrell/o
cerebrelleum (posterior part of the brain)
19 terms
Medical Term: Nervous System
Caus/o
Cerebr/o
Concuss/o
Contus/o
Burning, burn
Cerebrum, brain
Shaken together, violently agitated
Bruise
Caus/o
Burning, burn
Cerebr/o
Cerebrum, brain
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