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Flashcards in Ch. 8 Term Components Deck (35):
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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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cerebell/o

cerebellum

2

crani/o

skull

3

encephal/o

entire brain

4

esthesi/o

sensation

5

gangli/o

ganglion (knot)

6

gli/o

glue

7

gnos/o

knowing

8

kinesi/o

movement

9

lex/o

word or phrase

10

mening/o, meningi/o

meninges (membrane)

11

myel/o

spinal cord or bone marrow

12

narc/o

stupor or sleep

13

neur/o

nerve

14

phas/o

speech

15

phob/o

exaggerated fear or sensitivity

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phor/o

carry or bear

17

phren/o, psych/o, thym/o

mind

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schiz/o

split

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somat/o

body

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somn/o, somn/i, hypn/o

sleep

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spin/o

spine (thorn)

22

spondyl/o, vertebr/o

vertebra

23

stere/o

3D or solid

24

tax/o

order or coordination

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thalam/o

thalamus (a room)

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ton/o

tone or tension

27

top/o

place

28

ventricul/o

ventricle (belly or pouch)

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cata-

down

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-asthenia

weakness

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-lepsy

seizure

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-mania

condition of abnormal impulse toward

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-paresis

slight paralysis

34

-plegia

paralysis

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