PRESENTATION 12By Sam Choi
-ALGESIA The suffix –algesia  from the Greek word  algesis, means pain. It is used quite often in  relationship with the...
-ALGESIA     Analgesia is the lack      of pain, another      derivative is      analgesic.                Hyperalgesia ...
-PHASIA The suffix –phasia from  the Greek means to  talk or speak. It is used in the medical  field with speech  impedi...
-PHASIA     Aphasia means complete inability      to communicate     Dysphasia means impaired      ability to communicat...
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Presentation 12

  1. 1. PRESENTATION 12By Sam Choi
  2. 2. -ALGESIA The suffix –algesia from the Greek word algesis, means pain. It is used quite often in relationship with the nervous system. Some examples are analgesia and hyperalgesia.
  3. 3. -ALGESIA  Analgesia is the lack of pain, another derivative is analgesic.  Hyperalgesia is when  Analgesic is a non someone has excessive narcotic pain reliever sensitivity to pain  Can be treated with NSAID’s and glucocorticoids
  4. 4. -PHASIA The suffix –phasia from the Greek means to talk or speak. It is used in the medical field with speech impediments, or speech conditions. Some examples are: aphasia, dysphasia, and allophasia.
  5. 5. -PHASIA  Aphasia means complete inability to communicate  Dysphasia means impaired ability to communicate  They are often used with the same meaning, difficulty communicating due to an injury to the brain.  Acute cases occur when a stroke or an accident affects the brain  Progressive cases occur when a tumor or dementia is the cause of loss of speech.

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