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cerebell/o

cerebellum

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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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dur/o

dura mater

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encephal/o

brain

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gli/o

glial cells

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lept/o

thin, slender

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mening/o, meningi/o

membranes, meninges

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my/o

muscle

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myel/o

spinal cord

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neur/o

nerve

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pont/o

pons

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radicul/o

nerve root

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thalam/o

thalamus

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thec/o

sheath

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vag/o

vagus nerve

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alges/o, -algesia

sensitivity to pain

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-algia

pain

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caus/o

burning

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comat/o

deep sleep (coma)

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esthesi/o, -esthesia

feeling, nervous sensation

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kines/o, kinesi/o, -kinesia, -kinesis, -kinetic

movement

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lex/o

word, phrase

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-paresis

weakness

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-phasia

speech

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-plegia

paralysis

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-praxia

action

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-sthenia

strength

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syncop/o

to cut off, cut short

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tax/o

order, coordination

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AD

Alzheimer disease

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AFP

alpha-fetoprotein

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ALS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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AVM

arteriovenous malformation

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BBB

blood-brain barrier

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CNS

central nervous system

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CTE

chronic traumatic encephalopathy

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident

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EEG

electroencephalography

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GABA

gamma-aminobutyric acid

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ICP

intracranial pressure

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LP

lumbar puncture

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MAC

monitored anesthetic care

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MG

myasthenia gravis

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MRA

magnetic resonance angiography

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MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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MS

multiple sclerosis

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1/2 P

hemiparesis

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PCA

patient-controlled analgesia

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PET

positron emission tomography

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PNS

peripheral nervous system

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PSRS

proton stereotactic radiosurgery

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Sz

seizure

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TBI

traumatic brain injury

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TENS

transcutaneous electrical nerve

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TIA

transient ischemic attack

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TLE

temporal lobe epilepsy

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angi/o

vessel

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aort/o

aorta

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arter/o, arteri/o

artery

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ather/o

yellowish plaque

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atri/o

atrium, upper heart chamber

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brachi/o

arm

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cardi/o

heart

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cholesterol/o

cholesterol (a lipid substance)

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coron/o

heart

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cyan/o

blue

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myx/o

mucus

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ox/o

oxygen

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pericardi/o

pericardium

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phleb/o

vein

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rrhythm/o

rhythm

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sphygm/o

pulse

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steth/o

chest

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thromb/o

clot

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valvul/o, valv/o

valve

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vas/o

vessel

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vascul/o

vessel

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ven/o, ven/i

vein

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ventricul/o

ventricle, lower heart chamber

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AAA

abdominal aortic aneurysm

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ACE inhibitor

angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor

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ACLS

advanced cardiac life support

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ACS

acute coronary syndrome

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ADP

adenosine diphosphate

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AED

automatic external defibrillator

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AF, a-fib

atrial fibrillation

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AICD

automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillation

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AMI

acute myocardial infarction

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ARB

angiotensin II receptor blocker

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ARVD

arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia

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AS

aortic stenosis

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ASD

atrial septal defect

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AV, A-V

atrioventricular

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AVR

aortic valve replacement

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BBB

bundle branch block

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BNP

brain natriuretic peptide; elevated in congestive heart failure

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CABG

coronary artery bypass grafting

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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CCTA

coronary computed tomography angiography

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