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  • 1. By: Malerie Vega Medical Terminology BIO 120 Presentation: 12
  • 2. Meaning: Loss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of a anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region ( as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth).
  • 3. Meaning: A substance utilized by professional anesthesia providers such as anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists to reduce the pain of a patient and/or to render the patient unconscious
  • 4. Attempts to control any pain. It can give you amnesia to knock out your memory. It can reduce anxiety. Can paralyze your muscles.
  • 5. Meaning: Is a condition that involves an abnormal increase in sensitivity to stimuli of the senses. Stimuli of the senses can include sound that one hears, foods that one tastes, textures that one feels
  • 6.  It’s a condition in which someone becomes highly sensitized to sensory stimuli.  They may experience sensations with no input, and may find sensory stimulation extremely intense and sometimes almost unbearable.  It can cause behavioral problems, including biting, snapping, and self mutilation.
  • 7.  You can also experience over sensitization to hearing, smell, vision, and taste in addition to touch.  It often manifests in the form of increased sensitivity of the skin.  It is associated with neurological changes and brain damage, might occur when someone has a brain tumor, a degenerative neurological condition, or a neuropathy.
  • 8. Meaning: Complete or partial loss of function especially when involving the power of motion or of sensation in any part of the body.
  • 9. Meaning: The intentional and temporary cessation of cardiac activity, primarily used in cardiac surgery.
  • 10.  Is the purposeful stopping of the heart using generally cold temperature and chemicals, so that difficult surgeries can be performed on it.  It existed as the standard heart surgery method for nearly four decades, there are now many surgeons performing heart surgeries without it.
  • 11. Meaning: Is an impairment in motor and/or sensory function of the lower extremities. It is usually the result of spinal cord injury or a congenital condition such as spinal bifida which affects the neural elements of the spinal canal.