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62 Cards in this Set

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conscious
condition of being awake and aware
convulsion
invol. muscle contract
delirium
abnormal mental state
demetia
progress impair of intellec. function
focal seizure
localized epileptic seizure
grand mal seizure
severe epileptic seizure
hemiparesis
weakness or loss of motion on one side of bdy
hemiplegia
paralysis of one side of body
intrathecal
pertaining to within meninges
lethargy
sluggishness
palsy
temp. perm. loss of ability to control mvmt
paresthesia
abnorm. sens of burning or tingling
sciatica
pain in low back that radiates down the back of the leg caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve
syncope
fainting
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
musc. weakness and atrophy due to degeneration of motor neurons
cerebral aneurysm
abnormal dilation of bld vessel
cerebral contusion
bruising of the brain
cerebral palsy
nonprogressive brain damage
cerebrovascular accident
stroke
encephalocele
congenital gap in the skull w/ brain protruding
epidural hematoma
mass of bld in the space outside the dura matter of the brain and spinal cord
Guillan-BArre
nerves lose their myelin covering
Huntington's chorea
nervous systme, progressive dementia w/ bizarre invol. mvmts
hydrocephalus
accum. of cerebrospinal fluid w/in ventricles of brain
memingioma
tumor in the meninges
meningocele
menengies protrude through opening
MS
inflamm disease of central nervous system
myasthenia gravis
disease w/ severe musc. weakness and fatique due to insufficient neurotran at synapse
myelomeningocele
congenital cond. in which the meninges and sp.cd protrude through an opening in the vertebral column
narcolepsy
extreme uncont. desire to sleep
parkinsons
nervous syst. w/ fine tremors, musc. weakness, ridgity, shuffling
reye's
acute encephalopathy and various organ damage
shingles
eruption of vesicles in the trunk of the body along a nerve path
spina bifida
defect in the walls of the sp. canal in which the laminae of the vertebra do not meet or close
SCI
damage to the sp. cd as a result of trauma
subdual hematoma
mass of bld forming beneath the dura matter if the meninges are torn by trauma
tic douloureux
painful cond. which trigeminal nerve is affected by pressure or degeneration
transient ischemic
temp interference w bld supply to the brain
cephal
head
cerebell
cerebellum
cerebr
cerebrum
encephal
brain
gli
glue
mening
meninges
myel
spinal cord
narc
stupor
neur
nerve
phas
speech
poli
gray matter
pont
pons
radicul
nerve root
thalam
thalamus
ventricul
ventricle
algesia
pain, sensitivity
esthesia
feeling sensation
kinesia
mvmt
lepsy
seizure
paresis
weakness
phasia
speech
plegia
paralysis
sthenia
strength
taxia
musc. coordination