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neur/o, neur/

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nervous system, nervous tissue, nerve

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gli/o

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neuroglia

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gangli/o, ganglion/o

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ganglion

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mening/o, meninge/o

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meninges

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myel/o

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spinal cord (also bone marrow)

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radicul/o

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spinal nerve root

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encephal/o

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brain

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cerebr/o

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cerebrum (loosely, brain)

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cortic/o

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cerebral cortex, outer portion

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cerebell/o

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cerebellum

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thalam/o

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thalamus

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ventricul/o

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cavity, ventricle

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medull/o

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medulla oblongata (also spinal cord)

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psych/o

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mind

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narc/o

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stupor, unconsciousness

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somn/o, somn/i

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sleep

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-phasia

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speech

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-lalia

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speech, babble

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-lexia

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reading

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-plegia

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paralysis

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-paresis

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partial paralysis

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-lepsy

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seizure

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-phobia

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persistent, irrational fear

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-mania

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excited state, obsession