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cerebell/0
cerebellum responsible for balance, muscle movement
Dur/o
Dura Mater Outer most layer of the menenings tough mother protects brain
Cerebr/o
Cerebrum thinkin area
Encephal/o
Brain
Gli/o
glue, parts of the nervous system that support and connect
Mening/o
Menngi/o
membranes, meninges: covering around the brain and spinal cord
My/o
Muscle
Myel/o
spinal cord
Neur/o
nerve
Pont/o
pons part of the brain between the cerebellum and the medulla
Radicul/o
nerve roots
Thalam/o
Thalamus: relay center for the brain
Thec/o
sheath refers to the meninges
Vag/o
vagus nerve;wandering nerve
Alges/o
-algesia
excessive sensitivity to pain
-algia
pain
caus/o
burning
esthesi/o
-esthesia
feeling nervous sensation
kines/o
-kinesia
-kinesis
-kinetic
movement
-lepsy
seizure
lex/o
word, phrase
-paresis
slight paralysis; weakness
-phasia
speech
-plegia
paralysis
-sthenia
strength
syncop/o
to cut off; faint
tax/o
order coordination
adenoma
tumor in the gland; benign
adenocarcinoma
cancer of the gland; malignant
sarcoma
tumor of the flesh or muscle; non cancer
cystic
pertaining to a sac of fulid
necrotic
pertaining to death of tissue
inflammatory
reddness swelling and heat
polypoid
polyps
ulcerating
open sore
carcinoma in situ
has not matastasized
dysplastic
bad growth
follicular
hair follicle
nodular
well defined
undifferentiated
hard to tell what it is
grade
degree of maturity
stage
extent of spread within the body
metastases
spreads to distant sites
electrocautery
fulguration
destruction of tissue by burning
incicional biopsy
needle biopsy
excisional biopsy
removal of tumor for diagnosis may be curative
radiocurable tumor
cured by radiation
radioresistant tumor
not cured by radiation
palliative therapy
make patient feel better but can not cure
-alopecia
baldness
mucositis
stomatitis
inflammation and ulceration of the mucus membranes
receptors ie estrogen receptors
tumors that respond to the removal of estrogen by oophorectomy
alkylating agents
antimetabolites
antimitotics
types of chemotherapy
adjunct therapy
assisting primary treatment to help improve it
benign tumor
non cancerous
chemotherapy
treatment with drugs
encapsulated
surrounded by a capsule
invasive
having the ability to enter and destroy surrounding tissue
infiltrated
extending beyond normal tissue boundries
morbidity
the condition of being diseased
mortality
condition of being dead
mutation
change in the genetic material of a cell
protocol
an explicit, detailed plan for treatment
remission
absence of symptoms of a disease
relapse
return of symptoms of disease
cac/o
bad
cautero
burn, heat
chemo
chemical drug
muta
genetic change
mutageno
causing genetic change
onco
tumor
blastoma
immature tumor
genesis
formation
oma
mass tumor
plasia
plasm
formation, growth
PAP test
papanicolaou smear
PSA
Prostate specific antigen
test for prostate cancer
CEA
carcinoembryonic antigen
rough screen for ovarian cancer and gi tumors
CA 125
Rough screen for ovarian cancer
bone marrow biopsy
aspiration of bone marrow tissue
fiberoptic colonoscopy
look for polyps
laparoscopy
surgery in abdomin