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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
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
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…
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…
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
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
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
15 terms
Medical Terminology Nervous System
arach
cauda
cephal
cerebr
spider's web
tail
head
brain
arach
spider's web
cauda
tail
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)
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
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
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
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
28 terms
Medical Terminology Nervous System
Cephal
Cephalgia
Encephal
Encephalitis
Head
headache
Inside the head
INFLAMMATION OF THE BRAIN
Cephal
Head
Cephalgia
headache
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
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
36 terms
Medical Terminology Nervous System
arthr/o
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
crani/o
articulation
cerebellum (little brain)
cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
skull
arthr/o
articulation
cerebell/o
cerebellum (little brain)
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…
130 terms
Medical Terminology Nervous System
neur/o
gil/o
gangli/o, ganglion/o
mening/o, meninge/o
root meaning nervous system, nervous tissue, nerve
root meaning neuroglia
root meaning ganglion
root meaning meninges
neur/o
root meaning nervous system, nervous tissue, nerve
gil/o
root meaning neuroglia
34 terms
Medical terminology - Nervous system
sciatica
cerebell/o, cerebr/o
dur/o
encephal/o
pain or inflammation along the course of the nerve
cerebellum
dura mater
brain
sciatica
pain or inflammation along the course of the nerve
cerebell/o, cerebr/o
cerebellum
66 terms
Medical Terminology: Nervous System
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
dur/o
encephal/o
cerebellum
cerebrum
dura mater
brain
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
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…
32 terms
Medical Terminology: Nervous System
cerebr/o
crani/o
encephal/o
gangli/o
cerebrum
cranium (skull)
brain
ganglion (knot or knotlike mass)
cerebr/o
cerebrum
crani/o
cranium (skull)
22 terms
Medical Terminology [Nervous System]
cerebell/o
medull/o
myel/o
alzheimer disease
cerebellum
medulla oblongata
bone marrow or spinal cord
brain disorder marked by deterioration of mental capacity
cerebell/o
cerebellum
medull/o
medulla oblongata
36 terms
medical terminology - nervous system
cerebr/o
encephal/o
gli/o
mening/o or meningi/o
cerebrum
brain
glue; neuroglial tissue
meninges
cerebr/o
cerebrum
encephal/o
brain
31 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous System
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
dur/o
encephal/o
cerebellum
cerebrum
dura mater
brain
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
112 terms
The Nervous System- Medical Terminology
Autonomic nervous system
Arachnoid mater
Axon
Brain Stem
the parts of the PNS that carry messages b/w the CNS and orga…
delicate weblike layer of the meninges: middle layer
the part of a neuron that conducts electrical impulses
the part of the brain that controls functions, including hear…
Autonomic nervous system
the parts of the PNS that carry messages b/w the CNS and orga…
Arachnoid mater
delicate weblike layer of the meninges: middle layer
18 terms
Medical Terminology: Nervous System
cerebr/o, encephal/o
myel/o
neur/i, neur/o
caus/o
brain
spinal cord
nerves
burn, burning
cerebr/o, encephal/o
brain
myel/o
spinal cord
30 terms
nervous system medical terminology
cerebro
concuss
contus
esthesia
cerebrum brain
shaken together agitated violently
bruise
lack of sensation
cerebro
cerebrum brain
concuss
shaken together agitated violently
56 terms
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY - NERVOUS SYSTEM
POLY
A, AN
POLIO
INTRA
MANY, MUCH
NO, NOT, WITHOUT
GRAY MATTER
WITHIN, INTO
POLY
MANY, MUCH
A, AN
NO, NOT, WITHOUT
16 terms
Medical Terminology (Nervous System)
cerebr/o
encephal/o
gli/o
mening/o, meningi/o
cerebrum
brain
glue, neuroglial tissue
meninges (membranes covering brain and spinal cord)
cerebr/o
cerebrum
encephal/o
brain
Medical Terminology, Nervous System
cephal/o
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
crani/o
head
cerebellum
cerebrum
cranium
cephal/o
head
cerebell/o
cerebellum
38 terms
Medical Terminology - Nervous System
-ectomy
-tome
-desis
-plasty
excision, surgical removal
instrument used to cut
to bind/tie together/ fixation
surgical repair
-ectomy
excision, surgical removal
-tome
instrument used to cut
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