Exam 4 Lecture 2

Exam 4 Lecture 2 - 14:06 Exam4Lecture2: articulation( o...

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14:06 Exam 4 Lecture 2: Nervous System and Psychiatry Which of the following words literally means “a condition of difficult  articulation”? (not pronouncing words correctly or moving joints) o Dysphasia – means difficult speech (can’t speak correctly) Combining Forms for Nervous System: o Lex/o – word or phrase – alexia o Arthr/o – articulation/joint – dysarthria o Phas/o – speech – sensory aphasia (inability to understand) o Lal/o – speech – laloplegia (paralysis of speech) o Log/o – word – logorrhea (Flow of words) o Poli/o – grey – poliomyelitis (inflammation of the grey matter of spinal  cord); Polioencephalomeningomyelitis (inflammation of the grey matter of  the brain, membranes and spinal cord); Polioclastic (destructive to the  grey matter) o Myelomeningocele = swelling of the spinal cord and membranes o Spina- spine; bifida- split in two; occulta- opening o Meningocele = spina bifida with membranes swelling outside the spine o Myelomeningocele = spina bifida with membranes and spinal cord 
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course CC 306 taught by Professor Doig during the Spring '06 term at University of Texas.

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Exam 4 Lecture 2 - 14:06 Exam4Lecture2: articulation( o...

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