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a, an
without, lack of
dys
bad, difficult, painful
hemi
half
hydro
water
macro
large
micro
small
quadri
four
atel
imperfect
cephal, cephal/o
head
cerebell
small brain
cerebr/o
cerebrum
crani/o
skul
electr/o
electricity
encephal, encephal/o
brain
fibr/o
fiber
hem/o
blood
log
study
mening, mening/o
membrane (meninges)
myel, myel/o
spinal cord
neur, neur/o
nerve
pneum/o
lung, air
poli/o
gray
psych, psycho/o
mind
spin
spine
-al, -ar, -us
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-asthenia
weakness
-cele
hernia, tumor, swelling
-ectomy
surgical excision
-graphy
recording
-ia, -osis, -y
condition of
-ist
one who specializes
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-malacia
softening
-meter
instrument to measure
-oma
tumor
-opsia
eye, vision
-paresis
weakness
-pathy
disease
-phagia
to eat
-phasia
to speak
-plegia
stroke, paralysis
-praxia
action
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision
What does CVA stand for:
cerebrovascular accident
synocpe
fainting
Abbrev: AD
Alzheimer's disease
Abbrev: ALS
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Abbrev: CNS
central nervous system
Abbrev: CP
cerebral palsy
Abbrev: CT
computerized tomography
Abbrev: CVA
cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
Abbrev: EEG
eletroencephalogram
Abbrev: MS
multiple sclerosis
Abbrev: PET
positron emission tomography
Abbrev: PNS
peripheral nervous system
Abbrev: TIAs
transient ischemic attacks