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75 terms
Medical Terminology - Neurology
neuron
synapse
synapse cleft
myelin
cells that conduct electrical impulses
point at which two neurons meet
Gap between two cells in a synapse... Neurotransmitter is chemic…
Insulation substance around many neurons... Helps neuron conduct…
neuron
cells that conduct electrical impulses
synapse
point at which two neurons meet
108 terms
Neurology Medical Terminology
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
encephal/o
medull/o
cerebellum
cerebrum
brain
medulla oblongata
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
50 terms
Medical Terminology, Neurology
amnesia
aphasia
aphasic
dysphasia
partial or total loss of memory of recent or remote experienc…
loss of the ability to communicate verbally or in writing; co…
pertaining to without speech; how you describe a patient
limited impairment that involves some difficult speaking or u…
amnesia
partial or total loss of memory of recent or remote experienc…
aphasia
loss of the ability to communicate verbally or in writing; co…
40 terms
Medical Terminology: Neurological
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
Aniscoria
Antalgic gait
Aphasic
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
unequal diameter of pupils
limping
inability generated or understand language due to damage to t…
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Aniscoria
unequal diameter of pupils
19 terms
Medical Terminology Flashcards- Neurology
metr(o)-
electr(o)-
olfact(o)-
esthes(o)-
"uterus", "measure", "gait"
"electricity"
"smell"
"sensation"
metr(o)-
"uterus", "measure", "gait"
electr(o)-
"electricity"
17 terms
Neurology Medical Terminology
HEMATOMA
ENCEPHALON
TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK (TIA)
CORTICAL
an accumulation of blood
pertaining to the brain
lack of blood supply to the brain for a limited amount of tim…
pertaining to the outer surface of the brain
HEMATOMA
an accumulation of blood
ENCEPHALON
pertaining to the brain
148 terms
Medical Terminology Neurology
Front/o-
Gustat/o-
Pariet/o-
Somat/o-
Front
The sense of taste
Wall of a cavity
Body
Front/o-
Front
Gustat/o-
The sense of taste
18 terms
medical terminology: neurology
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
encephal/o
medull/o
cerebellum
cerebrum
brain
medulla oblongata
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
27 terms
Medical Terminology: Neurology; 9
babinski's sign
spinal cord
bell's palsy
lumbar puncture ( spinal tap )
neurological test done with metal handles on the bottom of th…
long, narrow column of neutral tissue within the spinal cavit…
weakness or drooping of one side of the face due to inflammat…
procedure to obtain cerebrospinal fluid for testing
babinski's sign
neurological test done with metal handles on the bottom of th…
spinal cord
long, narrow column of neutral tissue within the spinal cavit…
Medical Terminology Module 12 Neurology
-plegia
meningitis
hemiparesis
neuratrophic
Paralysis of all four limbs is known as quadri-
inflammation of the meninges caused by infection
weakness/slight paralysis of one side of the body
wasting away of nerves due to lack of nourishment
-plegia
Paralysis of all four limbs is known as quadri-
meningitis
inflammation of the meninges caused by infection
57 terms
Medical Terminology: Neurology
affer/o
autonom/o
nerv/o
effer/o
bring toward the center
independent
nerve
go out from body
affer/o
bring toward the center
autonom/o
independent
65 terms
Neurology medical terminology
Ultrasonography
cerebrovascular disease
what is cerebrovascular disease most c…
CVD
image produced using a high frequency sound waves
any functional abnormality of the cerebrum caused by disorder…
stroke
Cerebrovascular disease
Ultrasonography
image produced using a high frequency sound waves
cerebrovascular disease
any functional abnormality of the cerebrum caused by disorder…
70 terms
medical terminology: neurology (book)
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
encephal/o
medull/o
cerebellum
cerebrum
brain
medulla oblongata
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
37 terms
medical terminology: neurology
CNS
PNS
peripheral nervous system
neurons
central nervous system. contains the brain and the spinal cord
peripheral nervous system.
nerves carrying electrical impulses between the CNS and all o…
cells that conduct electrical impulses
CNS
central nervous system. contains the brain and the spinal cord
PNS
peripheral nervous system.
59 terms
Neurology medical terminology
gemin/o
access/o
affer/o
arachn/o
set or group
supplemental or contributing part
bring toward the center
spider; spider web
gemin/o
set or group
access/o
supplemental or contributing part
126 terms
Neurology Medical Terminology
General
ADL
AMS
LOS
...
activity of daily living
altered mental status
loss of consciousness
General
...
ADL
activity of daily living
143 terms
Medical terminology neurology
Cerebrum
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Cerebellum
Thinking, personality, sensations, movements, memory
Relay Station "Traige Center" for sensory impulses; control o…
a neural structure lying below the thalamus; directs eating,…
the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; its…
Cerebrum
Thinking, personality, sensations, movements, memory
Thalamus
Relay Station "Traige Center" for sensory impulses; control o…
17 terms
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY NEUROLOGY SET
Dendrite
Cell body (soma)
Axon
Grey matter
-impulses received from other cells at synapses are transmitt…
Spherical part of the neuron that contains the nucleus.
- Nerve fiber... - long slender projection of a nerve cell... - Con…
- Major component of CNS... - Consisting of cell bodies & unmyel…
Dendrite
-impulses received from other cells at synapses are transmitt…
Cell body (soma)
Spherical part of the neuron that contains the nucleus.
Medical terminology: neurology
ADHD
ALS
CNS
CP
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Lou Gehrig's disease
central nervous system
cerebral palsy
ADHD
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
ALS
Lou Gehrig's disease
44 terms
Medical Terminology - Neurology
cerebell-
cerebr-
encephal-
medull-
cerebellum
cerebrum
brain
medulla oblongata
cerebell-
cerebellum
cerebr-
cerebrum
97 terms
Neurology Medical Terminology
affer/o
alges/o
angi/o
arachn/o
bring toward the center
sensation of pain
blood vessel; lymphatic vessel
spider; spider web
affer/o
bring toward the center
alges/o
sensation of pain
10 terms
Medical Terminology - Neurology and Psychiatry
nerve bundle
mind
causalgia
agoraphobia
gangli/o
phren/o, psych/o
painful sensation or burning
fear of outside space
nerve bundle
gangli/o
mind
phren/o, psych/o
Medical Terminology: Chapter 14: Neurology
Neurology
NS divided into the
CNS consists of
PNS consists of
Branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and trea…
CNS central... PNS peripheral
the brain and spinal cord
all of the nerves carrying electrical impulses between the CN…
Neurology
Branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and trea…
NS divided into the
CNS central... PNS peripheral
37 terms
Medical Terminology: Neurology
Cerebell/o
cerebr/o
encephal/o
medull/o
cerebellum
cerebrum
brain
medulla
Cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
15 terms
Medical Terminology II- Neurology
encephalo ex. encephalitis
oto- ex. otorrhea
caud- ex. cauda equina
cepahlo- ex. cephalohematoma
brain ex. inflammation of the brain
ear ex. discharge from the ear
tail ex. horse syndrome, bundle of spinal nerves/roots
head ex. bleeding in the head
encephalo ex. encephalitis
brain ex. inflammation of the brain
oto- ex. otorrhea
ear ex. discharge from the ear
46 terms
Medical Terminology on Neurology
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
cells
neurons
brain and spinal cord
cranial and spinal nerves
neurons, glial
conduct electricity
central nervous system
brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system
cranial and spinal nerves
38 terms
medical terminology neurology and endocrinology
cerebellum
cerebrum
brain
medulla oblongata
is the second largest part of the brain; coordinates body mov…
is the largest part of brain; receives sensory information an…
is one of the largest organs in the body; coordinates most bo…
part of brain stem; connects rest of brain to spinal cord; co…
cerebellum
is the second largest part of the brain; coordinates body mov…
cerebrum
is the largest part of brain; receives sensory information an…
75 terms
Medical Terminology Quiz Neurology
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
encephal/o
medull/o
cerebellum
cerebrum
brain
medulla oblongata
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
15 terms
Neurology Block Medical Terminology
anhedonia
dysphoria
obtundation
dysarthria
diminished interest in activities most days
unhappy
a state similar to lethargy in which the patient has a lessen…
slurred or slow speech that can be difficult to understand.…
anhedonia
diminished interest in activities most days
dysphoria
unhappy
51 terms
Neurological Medical Terminology
Afferent Pupillary Defect (APD)
Aniscoria
Antalgic gait
Aphasic
An abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Unequal diameter of pupils
Limping
Inability to generate or understand language due to damage to…
Afferent Pupillary Defect (APD)
An abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Aniscoria
Unequal diameter of pupils
55 terms
neurologic medical terminology
amnesia
analgesia
aphasia
ataxia
a partial or total loss of memory
absent pain sensation
the impairment of language ability secondary to brain damage
the loss of full control of body movements
amnesia
a partial or total loss of memory
analgesia
absent pain sensation
70 terms
Medical Terminology (Neurological)
AMS
Aphasia
Ataxia
Dizziness
altered mental status - any state of awareness that differs f…
inability to express oneself through speech
gross lack of coordination of muscle movements, such as stagg…
a word that is often used to describe either lightheadedness…
AMS
altered mental status - any state of awareness that differs f…
Aphasia
inability to express oneself through speech
53 terms
Medical Terminology (Neurological)
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
Aniscoria
Antalgic gait
Aphasic
An abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Unequal diameter of puils
Limping
Inability to generate or understand language due to damage to…
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
An abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Aniscoria
Unequal diameter of puils
67 terms
Medical Terminology: Neurological, Psychological
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
Aniscoria
Antalgic gait
Aphasic
Abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of constric…
Unequal diameter of pupils
Limping
Inability to generate or understand language due to brain dam…
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
Abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of constric…
Aniscoria
Unequal diameter of pupils
78 terms
Medical Terminology (Neurological)
A & O
AMS
Aphasia
Ataxia
Alert and orientated to person, place, and time
Altered mental status
Inability to express oneself through speech
Gross lack of coordination of muscle movements, such as stagg…
A & O
Alert and orientated to person, place, and time
AMS
Altered mental status
49 terms
Medical Terminology -- Neurological
afferent pupillary defect
anisocoria
antalgic gait
aphasic
APD; abnormal finding of dilation of pupil instead of constri…
unequal diameter of pupils
limping
inability to generate/understand language due to brain damage…
afferent pupillary defect
APD; abnormal finding of dilation of pupil instead of constri…
anisocoria
unequal diameter of pupils
52 terms
Medical Terminology (Neurological)
APD afferent pupillary defect
aniscoria
antalgic gait
aphasia
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
unequal diameter of pupils
limping
inability to generate or understand language due to damage to…
APD afferent pupillary defect
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
aniscoria
unequal diameter of pupils
51 terms
Neurological Medical Terminology
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
Aniscoria
Antalgic gait
Aphasic
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Unequal diameter of pupils
limping
Inability to generate or understand language due to damage to…
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Aniscoria
Unequal diameter of pupils
51 terms
Medical Terminology (neurological)
APD afferent pupillary defect
anascoria
antalgic gait
aphasic
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
unequal diameter of pupils
limping
inability generate or understand language due to damage to th…
APD afferent pupillary defect
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
anascoria
unequal diameter of pupils
138 terms
Medical Terminology- Neurology (Chapter 10)
affer/o-
autonom/o-
nerv/o-
neur/o-
bring toward the center
independent; self-governing
nerve (1)
nerve (2)
affer/o-
bring toward the center
autonom/o-
independent; self-governing
52 terms
Neurological - Medical Terminology
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
Aniscoria
Antalgic Gait
Aphasic
...
...
...
...
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
...
Aniscoria
...
24 terms
Medical Terminology (Neurological)
Ambulatory
Aphasia
Ataxia
Babinkski sign
Able to walk
Difficulty expressing or understanding verbal communication
Lack of voluntary coordination of muscle movements, as in wal…
Toes dorsiflex with plantar stimulation, sign of nerve damage
Ambulatory
Able to walk
Aphasia
Difficulty expressing or understanding verbal communication
49 terms
Neurological Medical Terminology
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
Aniscoria
Antalgic gait
Aphasic
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Unequal diameter of pupils
limping
inability generate or understand language due to damage to th…
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Aniscoria
Unequal diameter of pupils
70 terms
Medical Terminology (Neurological)
AMS
Aphasia
Ataxia
Dizziness
altered mental status - any state of awareness that differs f…
inability to express oneself through speech
gross lack of coordination of muscle movements, such as stagg…
a word that is often used to describe either lightheadedness…
AMS
altered mental status - any state of awareness that differs f…
Aphasia
inability to express oneself through speech
49 terms
Neurological Medical Terminology
APD afferent pupillary defect
aniscoria
antalgic gait
aphasic
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
unequal diameter of pupils
limping
inability to generate or understand language due to damage to…
APD afferent pupillary defect
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
aniscoria
unequal diameter of pupils
26 terms
Medical Terminology- Neurological
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
Aniscoria
Antalgic Gait
Aphasic
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Unequal diameter of pupils
limping
Inability to generate or understand language due to damage to…
APD Afferent Pupillary Defect
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Aniscoria
Unequal diameter of pupils
64 terms
Neurological and Psychological Medical Terminology
APD Afferent Pupillary
Aniscoria
Antalgic Gait
Aphasic
An abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Unequal diameter of pupils
Limping
Inability generate or understand language due to damage to th…
APD Afferent Pupillary
An abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Aniscoria
Unequal diameter of pupils
52 terms
Scribe | Medical Terminology | Neurological
Afferent Pupillary Defect (APD)
Anisocoria
Antalgic Gait
Aphasic
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
unequal diameter of pupils
limping
inability to generate or understand language due to damage to…
Afferent Pupillary Defect (APD)
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
Anisocoria
unequal diameter of pupils
51 terms
Medical Terminology--Neurological
APD afferent pupillary defect
aniscoria
antalgic gait
aphasic
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
unequal diameter of pupils
limping
inability to generate or understand language due to damage to…
APD afferent pupillary defect
an abnormal finding of dilation of the pupil instead of const…
aniscoria
unequal diameter of pupils
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