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75 terms
Medical Terminology - The Nervous System
arach
-oid
arach/noid
cerebell/o
spider's web
resembling
structure resembling a spider's web
little brain
arach
spider's web
-oid
resembling
117 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous system
Abducens nerve
Acetylcholine
Akathisia
-algia
Motor to a single extrinsic eye muscle
Neurotransmitter that produces an impulse in a muscle cell
inability to remain still; motor restlessness and anxiety
(Suffix) pain
Abducens nerve
Motor to a single extrinsic eye muscle
Acetylcholine
Neurotransmitter that produces an impulse in a muscle cell
15 terms
Nervous System Medical Terminology
arach-
cauda-
cephal-
cerebr-
spider's web
tail
head
brain
arach-
spider's web
cauda-
tail
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
50 terms
Medical Terminology - The Nervous System
arach
-oid
arach/noid
cerebell
spider's web
resembling
structure resembling a spider's web
little brain
arach
spider's web
-oid
resembling
140 terms
Medical Terminology: Nervous System
cephal/o
cerebell/o
cerebr/o, encephal/o
gangli/o
head
cerebellum
brain
ganglion
cephal/o
head
cerebell/o
cerebellum
94 terms
Medical Terminology Nervous System
cerebr/o
encephal/o
gli/o
kinesi/o
cerebrum
brain
glue; neuroglial tissue
movement
cerebr/o
cerebrum
encephal/o
brain
44 terms
nervous system
neuron
nerve
sensory neuron
relay neuron (interneuron)
nerve cell
bundle of neurons
binds to / responds to external & internal stimulus
sends messages to relay or motor neurons
neuron
nerve cell
nerve
bundle of neurons
14 terms
Medical Definitions - Nervous System
symptom
sign
infarction
mitral valve
something the patient observes
something the doctor observes
blockage of blood resulting in death of muscle tissue
valve separating the upper and lower chamber of the heart on…
symptom
something the patient observes
sign
something the doctor observes
nervous system medical term
encephal
mening
myel
neur
brain
membrane
spinal cord
nerve
encephal
brain
mening
membrane
91 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous System
neurons
2 divisions of the nervous system
peripheral nervous system
central nervous system
structural and functional units of the nervous system act as…
peripheral and central nervous system
links the central nervous system with the other part
brain
neurons
structural and functional units of the nervous system act as…
2 divisions of the nervous system
peripheral and central nervous system
117 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous system
Abducens nerve
Acetylcholine
Akathisia
-algia
Motor to a single extrinsic eye muscle
Neurotransmitter that produces an impulse in a muscle cell
inability to remain still; motor restlessness and anxiety
(Suffix) pain
Abducens nerve
Motor to a single extrinsic eye muscle
Acetylcholine
Neurotransmitter that produces an impulse in a muscle cell
117 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous system
Abducens nerve
Acetylcholine
Akathisia
-algia
Motor to a single extrinsic eye muscle
Neurotransmitter that produces an impulse in a muscle cell
inability to remain still; motor restlessness and anxiety
(Suffix) pain
Abducens nerve
Motor to a single extrinsic eye muscle
Acetylcholine
Neurotransmitter that produces an impulse in a muscle cell
15 terms
Medical Terminology: Nervous System
cerebr/o
encephal/o
neur/o
-algia
brain
brain
nerve
pain
cerebr/o
brain
encephal/o
brain
21 terms
Medical Terminology: Nervous System
-gia
Cephal/o
Encephal/o
Mening/o
pain
head
inside the head (brain)
membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord
-gia
pain
Cephal/o
head
75 terms
Medical terminology 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
53 terms
Medical Terminology: Nervous System
encephalitis
hydrocephalus
neuralgia
syncope
inflammation of the brain or spinal cord tissue, largely caus…
abnormal increase of the CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) in the bra…
sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve
fainting
encephalitis
inflammation of the brain or spinal cord tissue, largely caus…
hydrocephalus
abnormal increase of the CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) in the bra…
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
10 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous System
Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
Concussion
Epilepsy
Paraplegia
A condition caused when the blood supply to the brain is cut…
A head injury that occurs from a banging movement of the brai…
Disorder that causes recurring seizures.
Loss of function to the lower body and legs.
Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
A condition caused when the blood supply to the brain is cut…
Concussion
A head injury that occurs from a banging movement of the brai…
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…
40 terms
Medical Terminology- Nervous System
agoraphobia
aphasia
atrophy
cephalalgia
fear of public places
without speech
wasting away or decrease in the size of a body part or organ
headache
agoraphobia
fear of public places
aphasia
without speech
46 terms
medical terminology nervous system
cerebr/o, encephala/o
myel/o
neur/i, neur/o
caus/o
brain
spinal cord
nerves, nerve tissue
burning
cerebr/o, encephala/o
brain
myel/o
spinal cord
10 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous System
cerebrovascular accident
concussion
epilepsy
paraplegia
condition caused when a blood supply to the brain is cut off…
a head injury that occurs from a banging movement of the brai…
a disorder that causes recurring seizures
the loss of function of the lower body and legs
cerebrovascular accident
condition caused when a blood supply to the brain is cut off…
concussion
a head injury that occurs from a banging movement of the brai…
52 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous System
Brain (primary function)
Major parts of the brain
Cerebrum
Cerebral Lobes
Coordinates all activities of the body by receiving... and trans…
• Cerebrum... • Thalamus... • Hypothalamus... • Cerebellum... • Brainstem
- largest and upper most portion of brain... - divided into righ…
- frontal lobe: controls skilled motor functions,... memory, beh…
Brain (primary function)
Coordinates all activities of the body by receiving... and trans…
Major parts of the brain
• Cerebrum... • Thalamus... • Hypothalamus... • Cerebellum... • Brainstem
163 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 10-Nervous System
Neurology
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System
Study of the nerves.
Made of the brain and spinal cord.
Made of the cranial and spinal nerves and their branches ther…
A branch of the peripheral nervous system that reaches the he…
Neurology
Study of the nerves.
Central Nervous System
Made of the brain and spinal cord.
27 terms
Medical Terminology: Nervous System
Acetylcholine
Akinesia
Amnesia
Analgesia
A chemical released from the ends of certain nerve fibers. It…
Loss or lack of power of voluntary motion.
Loss of memory, usually a memory of a specific period of time.
The relief of pain.
Acetylcholine
A chemical released from the ends of certain nerve fibers. It…
Akinesia
Loss or lack of power of voluntary motion.
35 terms
Nervous System - Medical Terminilogy
caus/o
concuss/o
contus/o
encephal/o
burning sensation
shaken together
bruise
Brain
caus/o
burning sensation
concuss/o
shaken together
28 terms
Medical Foundations- Nervous System
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
afferent
efferent
integrates information
sends information to and from the CNS
convey information to the CNS from sensory receptors
carries info from the CNS to effector organs
central nervous system
integrates information
peripheral nervous system
sends information to and from the CNS
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
11 terms
NERVOUS SYSTEM MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Parkinson's Disease
peripheral neuropathy
pia mater
post traumatic stress disorder
chronic degenerative central nervous disorder characterized b…
disorder that affect the nerves carrying the information betw…
the third layer of the meninges, located nearest to the brain…
Intense, persistent feelings of anxiety caused by traumatic e…
Parkinson's Disease
chronic degenerative central nervous disorder characterized b…
peripheral neuropathy
disorder that affect the nerves carrying the information betw…
26 terms
Nervous system medical abb
CSF
ICP
OD
OS
cerebral spinal fluid
intracranial pressure
right eye
left eye
CSF
cerebral spinal fluid
ICP
intracranial pressure
154 terms
Nervous System; Medical terminology
acetylcholine
afferent nerve
arachnoid membrane
astrocyte
Neurotransmitter chemical released at the ends of nerve cells
Carries messages toward the brain and spinal cord (sensory ne…
middle layer of the 3 membranes (meninges) that surround the…
type of glial (neuroglial) cell that transports water and sal…
acetylcholine
Neurotransmitter chemical released at the ends of nerve cells
afferent nerve
Carries messages toward the brain and spinal cord (sensory ne…
53 terms
Medical Terminology: Nervous System
encephalitis
hydrocephalus
neuralgia
syncope
inflammation of the brain or spinal cord tissue, largely caus…
abnormal increase of the CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) in the bra…
sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve
fainting
encephalitis
inflammation of the brain or spinal cord tissue, largely caus…
hydrocephalus
abnormal increase of the CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) in the bra…
15 terms
Medical Terminology Nervous System
arach
cauda
cephal
cerebr
spider's web
tail
head
brain
arach
spider's web
cauda
tail
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
20 terms
Medical terminology(nervous system)
Soma/somato
Dendr
Syn
Saltare
Body
Tree, branching
Clasp, join together
To dance or leap
Soma/somato
Body
Dendr
Tree, branching
42 terms
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: Nervous system
Cephalo/o
encephal/o
Mening/o
Myel/o
Head
Inside the head (brain)
Membranes (covering the spinal cord and brain)
Spinal cord
Cephalo/o
Head
encephal/o
Inside the head (brain)
70 terms
Nervous system (medical terminology)
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Acetycholine
Afferent nerve
Arachnoid membrane
Brain & spinal cord
Neurotransmitter chemical released at the ends of nerve cells
Carries messages towards the brain and spinal cord - sensory…
Middle layer the meninges that surrounds the brain and spinal…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Brain & spinal cord
Acetycholine
Neurotransmitter chemical released at the ends of nerve cells
36 terms
Medical Terminology- Nervous System
Encephal/o
-esthesia
Esthet/o
-graphy
Brain
Sensation, feeling
Feeling, nervous sensation, sense of perception
The process of producing a picture or record
Encephal/o
Brain
-esthesia
Sensation, feeling
16 terms
Medical Terminology Nervous System
cerebellum
cerebrum
cervical
craniomalacia
posterior part of the brain
largest part of the brain
pertaining to the neck
softness of the skull
cerebellum
posterior part of the brain
cerebrum
largest part of the brain
77 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous system
central nervous system (CNS)
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
cranial nerves
spinal nerves
brain and spinal cord
cranial nerves, spinal nerves, peripheral nerves
innervate - head and facial structures
cervical nerves, thoracic nerves, lumbar nerves, sacral nerves
central nervous system (CNS)
brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
cranial nerves, spinal nerves, peripheral nerves
28 terms
Medical Terminology Nervous System
Cephal
Cephalgia
Encephal
Encephalitis
Head
headache
Inside the head
INFLAMMATION OF THE BRAIN
Cephal
Head
Cephalgia
headache
19 terms
Medical Term Nervous System
cerebr/o
crani/o
encephal/o
gangli/o
cerebrum
cranium
brain
ganglion
cerebr/o
cerebrum
crani/o
cranium
30 terms
Medical Terminology Nervous System
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
dur/o
encephal/o
cerebellum
cerebrum
dura mater
brain
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
22 terms
Nervous System Medical Terminology
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
51 terms
Medical Abbreviations for the Nervous System
amt
ASA
ASAP
bid
Amount
Aspirin
As soon as possible
Twice a day
amt
Amount
ASA
Aspirin
44 terms
Nervous System Medical Terminology
Olfactory
Optic
Oculomotor
Trochlear
Smell
Vision
Controls eye muscles and pupils
Controls oblique eye muscles
Olfactory
Smell
Optic
Vision
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…
13 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous system
CNS
PNS
electroencephalography
magnetic resonance imaging
consists of the brain and the spinal cord.
consists mostly of nerves. 12 cranial nerves extend from the…
process of recording the electrical activity of the brain
a picture of the brain produced by using magnetic waves
CNS
consists of the brain and the spinal cord.
PNS
consists mostly of nerves. 12 cranial nerves extend from the…
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