nervous system

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nervous system
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  1. cerebr/o
    cerebrum
  2. crani/o
    cranium
  3. encephal/o
    brain
  4. gangli/o
    ganglion, (knot or knotlike mass)
  5. gli/o
    glue, neurological tissue
  6. kinesi/o
    movement
  7. lept/o
    thin, slender
  8. lex/o
    word, phrase
  9. mening/o
    meninges (membranes covering brain and spinal cord)
  10. myel/o
    bone marrow and spinal cord
  11. narc/o
    stupor, numbness, sleep
  12. neur/o
    nerve
  13. radicul/o
    nerve root
  14. sthen/o
    strength
  15. thalam/o
    thalamus
  16. thec/o
    sheath (refers to meninges)
  17. ton/o
    tension
  18. ventricul/o
    ventricle (of heart and brain)
  19. -algesia
    pain
  20. -algia
    pain
  21. -asthenia
    weakness, debility
  22. -esthesia
    feeling
  23. -kinesa
    movement
  24. -lepsy
    seizure
  25. -paresis
    partial paralysis
  26. -phasia
    speech
  27. -plegia
    paralysis
  28. -taxia
    order, coordination
  29. pachy-
    thick
  30. para-
    near, beside, beyond
  31. syn-
    union, joined, together
  32. uni-
    one

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