Ch 13 - Nervous (with Eye, Ear) Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Ch 13 - Nervous (with Eye, Ear) Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes Deck (66)
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arachn/o

spider

2

serebr/o

cerebrum; brain

3

crani/o

cranium; skull

4

dendr/o

branching; dendrite

5

electr/o

electricity

6

encephal/o

brain

7

gli/o

neuroglia; nerve cell

8

hydr/o

water; fluid

9

mening/o

meninges

10

myel/o

spinal cord
(also bone marrow)

11

neur/o

nerve

12

olig/o

few; diminished

13

quadr/i

four

14

thec/o

sheath

15

thromb/o

clot

16

vascul/o

blood vessels

17

ventricul/o

ventricle

18

dura-

hard

19

echo-

sound

20

-algia

pain

21

-malacia

softening

22

-paresis

partial paralysis

23

-pathy

disease

24

-plegia

paralysis

25

aque/o

watery

26

blast/o

immature

27

blephar/o

eyelid

28

conjunctiv/o

conjunctiva

29

corne/o

cornea

30

dacry/o

tears

31

dacryocyst/o

tear sac

32

dipl/o

double

33

fund/o

fundus; base

34

glauc/o

silver; gray

35

ir/o; irid/o

iris

36

kerat/o

cornea

37

lacrim/o

tears

38

ocul/o

eye

39

ophthalm/o

eye

40

opt/o

eye; vision

41

palpebr/o

eyelid

42

phac/o; phak/o

lens

43

phot/o

light

44

pupill/o

pupil

45

retin/o

retina

46

scler/o

sclera; hard

47

uve/o

uvea

48

vitre/o

glassy; jelly-like

49

ect-

outside; out

50

en-; eso-

in; inward

51

ex-

out; outward

52

presby-

aging; old

53

-metry

to measure

54

-opia

vision

55

-tropia; -tropion

to turn; turning

56

acoust/o

hearing

57

auci/o

hearing; sound

58

cochle/o

cochlea

59

labyrinth/o

inner ear; labyrinth

60

laryng/o

larynx

61

myc/o

fungus

62

myring/o

eardrum; tympanic membrane

63

-algia

pain

64

-cusis; -cusia

hearing

65

-plasty

surgical repair

66

-(r)rhea

flow; discharge