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Chapter 12 Presentation: Nervous System Suffixes Chapter 12 Presentation: Nervous System Suffixes Presentation Transcript

  • By: Michal Klimek
  • Nervous System The nervous system coordinates and controls the body by receiving information through sensory receptors, analyzing the information, and ordering the body to respond.
  • Nervous System Suffixes The following are two suffixes mentioned in Chapter 12:  -esthesia  -plegia
  • -Esthesia Definition: capacity for sensation or feeling. Common words:  Anesthesia  Hyperesthesia  Paresthesia
  • Anesthesia One of the more recognizable words with the suffix –esthesia. Meaning lack of sensation or having sensation blocked or temporarily taken away. Often given to medical patients to block pain during procedures.
  • -Plegia Definition: paralysis or cessation of motion. Common words:  Hemiplegia  Paraplegia  Quadriplegia
  • Quadraplegia One of the more common words with the –plegia suffix. Meaning the paralysis of four.  In the case of humans, it means the paralysis of four limbs.  Often caused by an injury or illness to the cervical area of the spinal cord.
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