MT Exam #4 Neurology Word Parts

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MT Exam #4 Neurology Word Parts
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  1. nerv/o-; neur/o-
    nerve (2)
  2. -ous; -al; -ic; -ar; -eal; -ent
    pertaining to (6)
  3. peripher/o-
    outer aspects
  4. crani/o-
    skull
  5. cerebr/o-
    cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
  6. cav/o-
    hollow space
  7. -ity
    state, condition
  8. cortic/o-
    cortex (outer region)
  9. fiss/o-
    splitting
  10. -ure
    system, result of
  11. hemi-
    one half
  12. -sphere
    sphere, ball
  13. front/o-
    front
  14. pariet/o-
    wall of a cavity
  15. somat/o-
    body
  16. sens/o-
    sensation
  17. -ory
    having the function of
  18. gustat/o-
    the sensation of taste
  19. tempor/o-
    temple (side of the head)
  20. audit/o-
    the sense of hearing
  21. olfact/o-
    the sense of smell
  22. occipit/o-
    occiput (back of the head)
  23. vis/o-
    sight; vision
  24. thalam/o-
    thalamus
  25. hypo-
    below; deficient
  26. ventricul/o-
    ventricle (lower heart chamber; chamber in the brain)
  27. ependym/o-
    cellular lining
  28. spin/o-
    spine; backbone
  29. cerebell/o-
    cerebellum (posterior part of the brain)
  30. mening/o-; meningi/o-
    meninges (2)

    (meninx = singular)
  31. dur/o-
    dura mater (tough, fiberous layer that protects the brain)
  32. arachn/o-
    spider; spider web
  33. -oid
    resembling
  34. sub-
    below; underneath; less than
  35. epi-
    upon; above
  36. sens/o-
    sensation
  37. mot/o-
    movement
  38. -or
    person or thing that produces or does
  39. opt/o-
    eye; vision
  40. ocul/o-
    eye
  41. trochle/o-
    structure shaped like a pulley
  42. tri-
    three
  43. gemin/o-
    set or group
  44. faci/o
    face
  45. vestibul/o-
    vestibule (entrance)
  46. cochle/o-
    cochlea (of the inner ear)
  47. audit/o-
    the sense of hearing
  48. gloss/o-
    tongue
  49. pharyng/o-
    pharynx (throat)
  50. vag/o-
    wandering; vagus nerve
  51. access/o-
    supplemental or contributing part
  52. dors/o-
    back; dorsum
  53. radicul/o-; rhiz/o-
    spinal nerve root (2)
  54. ventr/o-
    front; abdomen
  55. affer/o-
    bring toward the center
  56. -on
    a substance; structure
  57. -glia
    cells that provide support
  58. astr/o-
    starlike structure
  59. -cyte
    cell
  60. micr/o-
    one millionth; small
  61. olig/o-
    scanty; few
  62. dendr/o-
    branching structure
  63. autonom/o-
    independent; self-governing
  64. para-
    beside; apart from; two parts of a pair; abnormal
  65. sym-
    together; with
  66. pathet/o-
    suffering
  67. cyt/o-
    cell
  68. -plasm
    growth; formed substance
  69. transmitt/o-
    to send across or through
  70. recept/o-
    receive
  71. myel/o-
    bone marrow; spinal cord; myelin
  72. myelin/o-
    myelin (fatty, white insulating layer covering larger axons)
  73. -ated
    pertaining to a condition; composed of
  74. encephal/o-
    brain
  75. esthes/o-; esthet/o-
    sensation; feeling
  76. cyt/o-
    cell

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