IHS Terminology Quiz 1

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TermsDefinitionsClues
antitoxinbreak the word into two parts... what do they mean?
cochlea
bouton
cephalicenephalitis is a swelling (itis) in this area...
cerebellum
adrenalinad = to or toward.... renal = ???
amygdalathe amygdala is the shape of this nut...
anesthesiawhy do we get anesthesia before surgery?
autonomicautonomic nervous system controls involuntary functions
commissure
axonthe axon of a neuron looks like this part of a car...
ablation
callosum
ataxia
cauda'caudal' means 'on the back'
cervicalthink cervical vertebrae
chiasmthe optic chiasm is where the two optic nerves are ________
colliculus
comaif someone is in a coma they are essentially in a....
amacrine
afferentafferent blood vessels take blood AWAY from structures in the body
amnesiawhat heppens when someone has amnesia?
abducens
causalgia
analgesiatylenol is an analgesic
TermsDefinitionsClues
aqueduct
brachiumbrachiosauraus had a long neck
aneurysman aneurysm in a blood vessel is when its walls weaken and the pressure causes _______ until it ruptures
alveus
basilar
aphasiaa = without
aphagiaa = without
bregma
circadiancircadian rhythms let us know what time of day it is even if we are unable to witness the passing of night and day
cerebrumwhere is the cerebrum?
conus
cannula
acetylcholine
astrocytecells in the brain which help support neurons
coccyx
cataplexy
catatoniaif someone is catatonic they are 'non-responsive'
cerumen
choroid
carotidwhat happens if you pinch someone's carotid artery?
aura
auricle
calcarine
cistern
ambidextrousambidextrous individuals can use both hands to write, throw, etc.

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Created Mar 24, 2011ReportNominate
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