Chapter 12 Nervous System

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Chapter 12 Nervous System
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Chapter 12 Nervous System Medical Terminology
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  1. home/o
    same
  2. -stasis
    stopping, controlling
  3. neur/o
    nerve
  4. -logy
    study of
  5. somat/o
    body
  6. -on
    structure
  7. dendr/o
    dendrite
  8. -glia
    glue
  9. astr/o
    star
  10. -cyte
    cell
  11. encephala/o
    brain
  12. cerebr/o
    cerebrum
  13. cerebell/o
    cerebellum
  14. cortic/o
    cortex
  15. lob/o
    lobe
  16. cord/o
    chord/o
    myel/o
    spinal cord

    myel/o can also mean bone marrow-watch for context used
  17. mening/o
    meninges
  18. rhiz/o
    radicul/o
    nerve root
  19. dur/o
    dura mater
  20. ventricul/o
    ventricle
  21. dermat/o
    skin
  22. -tome
    instrument to cut
  23. a-
    no, not, without
  24. phas/o
    speech
  25. -ia
    condition
  26. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult
  27. phag/o
    eat
  28. somn/o
    sleep
  29. hypo-
    below, deficient
  30. kinesi/o
    movement
  31. -algia
    pain
  32. para-
    abnormal
  33. esthesi/o
    feeling
  34. calcul/o
    stone
  35. geus/o
    taste
  36. gnos/o
    knowledge
  37. osm/o
    sense of smell
  38. prax/o
    purposeful movement
  39. lex/o
    word
  40. hydr/o
    water
  41. -cephalus
    head
  42. spin/o
    spine
  43. bi-
    two
  44. -fida
    split
  45. hemat/o
    blood
  46. inter-
    between
  47. my/o
    muscle
  48. troph/o
    development
  49. -ic
    pertaining to
  50. later/o
    side
  51. sclerosis
    condition of hardening
  52. polio-
    gray
  53. poly-
    many
  54. vascul/o
    angi/o
    vessel
  55. ischem/o
    hold back
  56. -ic
    condition pertaining to
  57. di-
    two
  58. -plegia
    paralysis
  59. hemi-
    half
  60. -paresis
    slight paralysis
  61. mono-
    one
  62. quadri-
    four
  63. medull/o
    medulla
  64. blast/o
    embryonic
  65. tom/o
    slice
  66. echo-
    sound
  67. lumb/o
    lower back
  68. endo-
    within
  69. tax/o
    order, arrangement
  70. -ectomy
    removal
  71. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  72. vag/o
    vagus nerve
  73. micro-
    small, tiny
  74. -lysis
    destruction
  75. -plasty
    surgical repair
  76. -rrhaphy
    suture
  77. sympathy/o
    to feel with
  78. trans-
    through
  79. cutane/o
    skin
  80. -ous
    pertaining to

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