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Afferent
To carry towards
Anesthesia
Without feeling or sensation.
Astrocyte
Star (shaped) cell.
Cerebrospinal
Pertaining to the brain (cerebrum) and spinal cord.
Craniotomy
To cut into the Brain.
Dementia
To lose one's mind
Dendrites
Branches
Dysphagia
Difficulty swallowing.
Dysphaisa
Difficulty speaking
Efferent
To carry away from.
Encephalitis
Inflammation in the brain
Encephalotomy
To cut into the brain
Epilepsy
Upon (recurrent) seizures
Glossopharngeal
Pertaining to the tongue and throat.
Hemiparesis
Half (of the body) slightly paralyzed.
Hemiplegia
Half (of the body) paralyzed.
Hydrocephalus
Condition of water on the brain.
Hypoglossal
Below the tongue.
Intracranial
within the skull.
Kinesthetic
Pertaining to movement.
Megalomania
madness about great or large. (having on over-inflated ego about one's self)
Meninges
Meninges or coverings of the brain.
Meningitis
inflammation of the brain coverings.
Meningocele
herniation or protrusion of the meninges.
Microencephaly
abnormally small head.
Microglia
small glue.
motor
referring to movement.
myelography
the process of recording a picture of the spinal cord.
narcolepsy
sleep seizures
neuralglia
nerve pain
neuroglia
nerve glue
neurology
the study of nerves.
oculomotor
movement of the eye.
olfactory
referring to smell.
oligodendrocyte
specialized nerve cell.
optic
pertaining to the eye.
paralysis
unable to move.
paraplegia
unable to move lower extremeties.
Poliomyelitis
inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord.
Polyneuritis
Inflammation of many nerves
Quadraplegia
paralysis of four extremities.
Radiculopathy
Nerve root disease.
Scizophrenia
condition of split mind.
Somatic
Referring to the body.
Somnambulism
state of sleep walking.
Spinal
pertaining to the spine or pertaining to the spinal cord.
Syndrome
Symptoms that run together.