Chap 12 Nervous System

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Chap 12 Nervous System

  1. 1. Chapter 12 Nervous System Litrina Valera
  2. 2. - plegia  Definition: paralysis Example: Hemi- (half) + -plegia = Hemiplegia  paralysis on only half, or one side of the body.
  3. 3. -algesia  Definition: pain, sensitivity  Example:  An- (without) + -algesia = Analgesia ◦ without pain or sensation.
  4. 4. - taxia  Definition: muscular coordination  Example:  A- (without, away from) + -taxia = Ataxia ◦ Lack of muscle coordination.
  5. 5. -paresis  Definition: weakness.  Example:  Mono- (one) + -paresis = Monoparesis ◦ Weakness of one.
  6. 6. -phasia  Definition: speech  Example:  Dys- (painful, difficult) + -phasia =Dysphasia. ◦ Having difficult speech.
  7. 7. -esthesia  Definition: feeling, sensation  Example:  Hyper- (over, above) + -esthesia = Hyperesthesia. ◦ Excessive sensations.
  8. 8. Thanks for viewing! Presentation by: Litrina Valera

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