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knot tumor
ganglioma
condition of without knowing place
atopognosia
pertaining to down / tone or tension
catatonic
condition of painful, difficult, or faulty / order or coordination
dystaxia
condition of slow movement
bradykinesia
membrane pouching or hernia
meningocele
condition of painful, difficult, faulty mind
dysthymia
record of many sleep
polysomnogram
binding of vertebra together
spondylosyndesis
half paralysis
hemiplegia
skull incision
craniotomy
pertaining to a room (thalamus)
thalamic
pertaining to nerve glue
neuroglial
condition of painful, difficult, or faulty speech
dyslexia
condition or process of sleep disease
somnipathy
pertaining to water / head
hydrocephalic
condition of painful, difficult, or faulty articulation
dysarthria
condition of topmost exaggerated fear
acrophobia
pertaining to sleep
hypnotic
condition of good or normal carry or bear
euphoria
condition of abnormal sleep
parasomnia
stupor (sleep) / seizure
narcolepsy
condition or process of three-dimensional order or coordination
stereotaxy
half / slight paralysis
hemiparesis
nerve weakness
neurasthenia
condition of spinal cord disease
myelopathy
pertaining to within the skull
intracranial
condition of without speech
aphasia
condition of split mind
schizophrenia
pertaining to cerebrum / spine
cerebrospinal
record of electrical brain impulses
electroencephalogram
spinal fusion
spondylosyndesis
excision of part of the skull
craniectomy
fat buildup in blood vessels of the brain
cerebral atherosclerosis
increased sensations
hyperesthesia
condition of difficulty speaking
dysphasia
loss of sense of pain
analgesia
inability to judge the form of an object by touch
astereognosia
brain
encephal/o
movement
kinesi/o
speech
lex/o
body
somat/o
spinal cord
myel/o
mind
thym/o
sensation
esthesi/o
place
top/o
sleep
hypn/o
knowing
gnos/o
inflammation of the meninges
meningitis
excision of a herniated disk
diskectomy (discectomy)
slowly progressing degeneration of nerves in the brain- tremor, rigidity, slow movements
Parkinson disease
pathological response to stimulation of the plantar surface of the foot indicated by dorsiflexion of the toes
Babinski sign
numbness and tingling
paresthesia
state of unconsciousness
coma
congenital defect of the spinal column resulting in pouching of spinal membranes
spina bifida
a condition of progressive deterioration of motor nerve cells- loss of voluntary muscle control (Lou Gehrig disease)
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
viral disease affecting the peripheral nerves- painful blisters (shingles)
herpes zoster
a procedure used to isolate cerebrospinal fluid for evaluation or diagnosis of disease
spinal tap
pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
faint
a form of epilepsy characterized by tonic-clonic seizures, involving two phases
grand mal
a form of epilepsy with very brief, unannounced lapses in consciousness
petit mal
a blood clot in the brain
cerebral thrombus
lacking firmness
flabby
sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen
stroke
impairment of intellectual function characterized by memory loss, disorientation, confusion
dementia
a test that records a variety of body functions during sleep, such as the electrical activity of the brain
sleep study
light-headedness or fainting caused by insufficient blood supply to the brain
syncope
hearing or seeing things
hallucination
false belief that one is being plotted against
persecutory delusion
state of unresponsiveness including muscle rigidity, staring, inability to communicate
catatonia
lack of interest or display of emotion
apathy
exaggerated, unfounded feeling of well-being
euphoria
state of abnormal elation and increased activity
mania
dull emotional tone or outward reaction
flat affect
restless, dissatisfied mood
dysphoria
thoughts that lack clear procses or logical direction
thought disorder
false belief that one is very wealthy, intelligent, or powerful
grandiose delusion
clinical depression
unipolar disorder
anxiety disorder
hypochondriasis
bipolar disorder
manic depression
psychosis
schizophrenia
disorder identified in childhood
autism
eating disorder
anorexia nervosa
mild depression
dysthymia
therapy for anxiety
anxiolytic agent
therapy for schizophrenia
neuroleptic agent
seasonal affective disorder
light therapy
major affective disorder
electroconvulsive therapy
bulimia
behavioral therapy