Suffixes In The Nervous System

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Suffixes In The Nervous System

  1. 1. Suffixes in the Nervous System By Shreeja Basnet Biology 120
  2. 2. -paresis <ul><li>Incomplete or partial paralysis </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Quadriparesis: paralysis of both arms and legs </li></ul><ul><li>Paraparesis: paralysis of both legs </li></ul><ul><li>Hemiparesis: paralysis of one half or one side of the body </li></ul>
  3. 3. Hemiparesis <ul><li>Muscle weakness on only one side of the body </li></ul><ul><li>Happens as a result of a stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Commonly involves muscles in the face, arm, and leg </li></ul>
  4. 4. Causes <ul><li>Most often by stroke and cerebral palsy. </li></ul><ul><li>Can also be caused by brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, and other diseases of the brain or nervous system </li></ul>
  5. 5. Different Types of Hemiparesis <ul><li>Pure Motor Hemiparesis : the most common type. Face, arm, and leg weakness </li></ul><ul><li>Ataxic Hemiparesis : weakness or clumsiness on one side of the body. Leg is usually more affected than the arm. </li></ul>
  6. 6. -phasia <ul><li>A speech disorder of a specified kind </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Aphasia: inability or impaired ability to understand or produce speech </li></ul><ul><li>Paraphasia: jumbling of words and production of meaningless sentences </li></ul>
  7. 7. Dysphasia <ul><li>Deficiency in the generation of speech, and sometimes also in its comprehension </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke, in particular, is the most common cause; which has damaged the left upper side of the brain which houses the language skills needed to communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Common cause is damage or trauma to the brain. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Types of Dysphasia <ul><li>Expressive Dysphasia : causes difficulty in speech and writing </li></ul><ul><li>Receptive Dysphasia : causes difficulty with understanding what other people say and reading </li></ul>
  9. 9. Functional Regions of the Cerebrum
  10. 10. References <ul><li>Medical Terminology: a living language </li></ul><ul><li>www.neurologychannel.org/hemiparesis/unities85.htm. Accessed April 16,2010 </li></ul><ul><li>www.bbc.co.uk/health/conditions/dysphasia1.shtml. Accesses April16, 2010 </li></ul>

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