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Cerebell/o

Cerebellum

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Cerebr/o

Cerebrum

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Dur/o

Dura mater

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Encephal/o

Brain

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Gil/o

Glial cells

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Lept/o

Thin, slender

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Mening/o, meningi/o

Membranes, meninges

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My/o

Muscle

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Myel/o

Spinal cord

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Neur/o

Nerve

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Pont/o

Pons

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Radicul/o

Nerve root

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Thalam/o

Thalamus

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Thec/o

Sheath

15

Vag/o

Vagus nerve

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Alges/o, -algesia

Excessive sensitivity to pain

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-algia

Pain

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Caus/o

Burning

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Comat/o

Deep sleep

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Esthesi/o, -esthesia

Feeling, nervous sensation

21

Kines/o, -kinesia

Movement

22

-kinesis, kinetic

Movement

23

-lepsy

Seizure

24

Lex/o

Word, phrase

25

-paresis

Slight paralysis

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-phasia

Speech

27

-plegia

Paralysis

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-praxia

Action

29

-sthenia

Strength

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Syncop/o

Cut off

31

Para-

Abnormal, beside

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Tax/o

Order, coordination

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Xen/o

Stranger

34

Pyr/o

Fever, fire

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Somat/o

Body

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Strept/o

Twisted chains

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Hypn/o

Sleep

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Schiz/o

Split

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Cata-

Down

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-phoria

Feeling (mental state)

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-phobia

Fear

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-thymia

Mind

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-mania

Obsessive preoccupation

44

Hypo-

Under

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-phasia

Speech

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-ferent

To carry

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Iatr/o

Physician, treatment

48

Agora-

Marketplace

49

-orexia

Appetite

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-Phillis

Attraction for

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-lepsy

Seizure

52

-genic

Produced by

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Phren/o

Diaphragm, mind

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-leptic

Take hold of

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Hallucin/o

Haullucination

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Gli/o

Neuro tissue

57

Af-

Toward

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Alges/o

Sensitivity to pain