Ch 10 Nervous System

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Ch 10 Nervous System
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  1. cerebell/o
    cerebellum
  2. cerebr/o
    cerebrum
  3. dur/o
    dura mater
  4. encephal/o
    brain
  5. gli/o
    glial cells
  6. lept/o
    • thin
    • slender
  7. mening/o
    meningi/o
    • membranes
    • meninges
  8. my/o
    muscle
  9. myel/o
    • spinal cord
    • means bone marrow in other contexts
  10. neur/o
    nerve
  11. pont/o
    pons
  12. radicul/o
    nerve root (of spinal nerves)
  13. thalam/o
    thalamus
  14. thec/o
    sheath (refers to meninges)
  15. vag/o
    vagus nerve, 10th cranial nerve
  16. alges/o
    -algesia
    excessive sensitivity to pain
  17. -algia
    pain
  18. caus/o
    burning
  19. comat/o
    deep sleep (coma)
  20. esthesi/o
    -esthesia
    • feeling
    • nervous sensation
  21. kines/o
    kinesi/o

    -kinesia
    -kinesis
    -kinetic
    movement
  22. -lepsy
    seizure
  23. lex/o
    word, phrase
  24. -paresis
    weakness
  25. -phasia
    speech
  26. -plegia
    paralysis
  27. -praxia
    action
  28. -sthenia
    strength
  29. syncop/o
    • to cut off
    • cut short
  30. tax/o
    • order
    • coordination

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