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myel/o
spinal cord, bone marrow
cerebr/o
brain
cerebritis, inflimation of brain
LP
lumbar puncture
insertion of needle between 3rd and 4th lumbar vertabrae.
CTL
a, an
without
apnea-without breathing
-algia
pain
cephalagia- headache
-algesia
sensitivity to pain
analegsia- without sensitivity to pain.
hemi
half
hemiplegia, paralysis half of body
meningi/o
menginges
encephal/o
brain
encaphalography- process of recording brain activity.
meningitis
3 layers of protective membranes that surround brain and spinal cord-gitis-bactarial infection of meninges.
-kinesia
movement
bradykinesia-slow movement
PNS
peripheral nervous system
12 pairs of cranial nerves and 31 pairs of spinal nerves.
CVA
Cerebrovascular accident-
death of specific portion of brain tissue resulting drom decrease of blood flow.
physical therepy
rehab for injured
-phasia
speech
dysphasia-bad speech
pre-
before
CNS
Central Nervous System
concussion
interruption of brain function usually with loss of consciosness briefly-blow to head.
contusion
bruise of brain tissue, when brain strikes inner skull
ventricul/o
ventricle
-therepy
treatment
myelogram
record of activity of spinal cord.
epilepsy
neurological condition resulting in seizures.mild-convulsive,
cerebrovascular acident
stroke, death of brain tissue, decrease in blood flow.
EEG
electroencephalogram-record of electrical activity of brain.