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alges/o, -algesia

excessive sensitivity to pain

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angi/o

vessel (blood)

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caus/o

burning

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cephal/o

head

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cerebell/o

cerebellum

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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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comat/o

deep sleep (coma)

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crani/o

skull

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cry/o

cold

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dur/o

dura mater

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encephal/o

brain

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esthesi/o

feeling, nervous sensation

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gli/o

glio cells

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hydr/o

water

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kines/o, kinesi/o

movement

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lept/o

thin, slender

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lex/o

word, phrase

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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 or bone marrow

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narc/o

numbness, stupor, sleep

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neur/o

nerve

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olig/o

scanty

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pont/o

pons

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radicul/o

nerve root of spinal nerves

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spin/o

spine, backbone

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syncop/o

to cut off, cut short, faint

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tax/o

order, coordination

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thalam/o

thalamus

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thec/o

sheath (refers to the meninges)

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troph/o

nourishment, development

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vag/o

vagus nerve (10th cranial nerve)

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a-, an-

no, not, without

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dys-

bad, painful, difficult, abnormal

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epi-

above, upon, on

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hemi-

half

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hyper-

above, excessive

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hypo-

deficient, below, under, less than normal

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intra-

within; into

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micro-

small

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para-

near; beside; abnormal; apart from; along the side of

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polio-

gray matter (of brain or spinal cord)

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poly-

many; much; increased

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quadri-

four

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sub-

under; below

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-algesia

excessive sensitivity to pain

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-algia

pain

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-blast

embryonic; immature cell

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-cele

hernia

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-esthesia

feeling, nervous sensation

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-gram

record

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-graphy

process of recording

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-ine

pertaining to

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-itis

inflammation

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-kinesia, -kinesis

movement

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-kinetic

movement

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-lepsy

seizure

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-oma

tumor; mass; fluid collection

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-ose

full of; pertaining to; sugar

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-paresis

weakness

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-pathy

disease; emotion

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-phagia

condition of eating or swallowing

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-phasia

speech

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-plegia

paralysis; loss or impairment of the ability to move parts of the body

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-praxia

action

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-ptosis

falling; drooping; prolapse

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-sthenia

strength

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-tomy

process of cutting

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-trophy

nourishment; development; (condition of)

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