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ather
fatty, porridge like
carcin
cancer
meninges
3 layered membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. 3 layers are pia mater, arachnoid and dura mater.
cerebr
largest part of the brain in which thought occurs
emis
vomiting
encephal
brain
epitheli
epithelial
fibr
fibrous
hist
tissue
lei
smooth
lip
fat
lymph
melan
melan
dark pigmented
my/o
muscle
nat/o
birth
ne/o
new
neur/o
nerve
onc
tumor
oste/o
bone
papill
small elevation of tissue
pariet
wall
periton
peritoneum
pleur
lung
psych/o
mind
rhabd/o
rod shaped
spin/o
spinal
viscer/o
organ
anti
against
dys
painful
hydro
water
neo as prefix
new
algia (noun)algic (adjective)
pain
blast
embryonic or immature
cele
hernia
genesis
generate, develop
malacia
softening
oma
tumor, abnormal growth
ous (adj)
condition
plasis
development
plasm
growth of tissue
tomy
incision
trophy
development
tropic
affecting
neurology
study of nerves
neuritis
inflammation of nerves
neurlysis
destruction of nerve tissue
neuropathy
nerve disease
cephal
head
cephalgia
pain in the head
hydrocyst
sac filled with watery fluid.
hydrocephalus
increased fluid in the skull
encephalitis
inflammation of the brain
encephaloma
brain tumor
hernia
cele
hernia
a projection of a part from its natural cavity
encephomalacia
softening of brain tissue
electroencephalogram
picture of the electrical activity of the brain.
electr/o/neur/o/diagnos/tic
study of brain wave activity
myel
spinal cord and bone marrow
encephal/o/myel/o/pathy
brain and spinal cord disease??
myeloblast
immatur cell in bone marrow but not blood
myelocytic
pertaining to myelocytes
myelocele
herniation of the spinal cord
hypertrophy
muscles increase in size
crani/o
cranium or skull
craniectomy
excision of the part of the cranium (skull)
ectomy
suffix to cut out
craniotomy
incision into the skull
cran/ial
adjective of crani/o
cranial fissures
grooves and furrows
cerebral
adjective form of cerebrum
cerebr/o/vascular
blood vessels of the brain.
cerebrovascular
can be a stroke or brain attack.
cerebrospinal fluid
fluid that bathes the cerebrum and spinal cord.
meningocele
herniation of the membrane covering the brain and spinal cord.
meningomalacia
softening of the meninges
aden/o
gland
adenitis
inflammation of the gland
tumor/neoplasm
abnormal growth of cells
adenoma
tumor of the gland
adenectomy/thyroidectomy
excision of a gland
pathy
suffix for disease
metastasis
transfer of disease from one organ to another.
melan/osis
black pigmentation
melanocyte
black pigmented cell
chondr/o
cartilage
leiomy
smooth muscle
carcinoma
cancerous tumor
atherosclerosis
a fatty deposit causing hardening of the blood vessels
oid
suffix meaning resembling or like.
lipoid
resembling fat
mucus/mucous
us is noun suffix
ous is adjective suffix
mucosa
mucous membrain
mucoid
resembles mucous
myospasm
muscle spasm
neuralgia
nerve pain
neurologist
nerve doctor
atheroma
tumorlike thickening and degeneration of the blood vessel walls that is caused by fatty deposits.