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-phasia
speech
neur/o
nerve
CNS
Central Nervous System
cerebr/o
encephal/o
Brain
EEG
elctroencephalography
pre
before
-kinesia
movement
CVA
Cerebrovascular accident- Stroke decrease in blood flow to brain
spinal cord
pathway for impulses traveling to and from brain
a, an
without
PNS
peripheral nervous system 12 pairs of cranial nerves, and 31 spinal nerves
meningi/o
meninges
myel/o
spinal cord, bone marrow
lumbar puncture
insert of needle between third and fourth lumbar, diagnosis meningitis, brain.spinal cord tumors
-algesia
sensitivity to pain
meninges
3 layers of protective membranse that surround brain.