The nervous system<br />By: Sophia Tarafa<br />7-18-2010<br />Presentation 12<br />Plegia and phasia<br />
Plegia<br />Plegia- suffix meaning paralysis or a stroke.<br />Examples:<br />Cardioplegia- paralysis of the heart.<br />H...
Paralysis<br />Paralysis means the complete loss of muscle function for one or more muscles.  It can be a loss of feeling ...
Quadriplegic and Paraplegic<br />Quadriplegic (quadriplegia) and Paraplegic (paraplegia) both derived from latin and greek...
Spinal cord injury<br />
Classifications of spinal cord<br />
Phasia<br />
Phasia- a speech disorder of a specified kind: dysphasia.<br />
Dysphasia<br />Dysphasia- a partial disorder or complete impairment of the ability to communicate resulting from brain inj...
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  1. 1. The nervous system<br />By: Sophia Tarafa<br />7-18-2010<br />Presentation 12<br />Plegia and phasia<br />
  2. 2. Plegia<br />Plegia- suffix meaning paralysis or a stroke.<br />Examples:<br />Cardioplegia- paralysis of the heart.<br />Hemiplegia- paralysis of one side of the body.<br />Paraplegia- paralysis of the legs.<br />Quadriplegia- paralysis of all four extremities.<br />
  3. 3. Paralysis<br />Paralysis means the complete loss of muscle function for one or more muscles. It can be a loss of feeling like sensory loss in the affected area. Paralysis is often caused by damage in the nervous system, especially the spinal cord.<br />
  4. 4. Quadriplegic and Paraplegic<br />Quadriplegic (quadriplegia) and Paraplegic (paraplegia) both derived from latin and greek languages. Quadra meaning four which is derived from latin and it relates to the number of limbs. Plegic is derived from the greek word plegia meaning paralysis and para derived from the greek word for two. Both are terms used to describe a person who has been paralyzed due to a spinal cord injury.<br />
  5. 5. Spinal cord injury<br />
  6. 6. Classifications of spinal cord<br />
  7. 7. Phasia<br />
  8. 8. Phasia- a speech disorder of a specified kind: dysphasia.<br />
  9. 9. Dysphasia<br />Dysphasia- a partial disorder or complete impairment of the ability to communicate resulting from brain injury.<br />

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