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encephalo
brain
mening/o
brain covering
esthesia

cephalo
sensation, feeling

head
hypothalamus
controls 7 vital body functions
plexus
a network of intersecting nerve
brainstem
the stalk-like portion of the brain that connects to the to the cerebral hemisphere with the spinal cord.
amnesia
is memory disturbance marked by a total of partial inability to recall past experience that can be caused by a brain injury, illness or phyologial disturbance
myelitis
inflammation of spianl cord
conrusion
bruising of brain tissue as a result of head injury
electroencephalography
the process of recording the eclectal activity of the brain through the ud=se of elecodes attached to the scalp
poliomyelitis
a viral of the gray matter of the spinal cord that may result in paralysis
stupor
a lower level of conciness ny listless and drowsiness
sciatica
nerve inflammation that may result in pain through the thigh and legs
acrophobia
fear of heights