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alges/o

sensitivity to pain

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angi/o

vessel

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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

cranium

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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

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gli/o

glial cells (glue)

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hydr/o

water

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kines/o

movement

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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

meninges, membranes

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my/o

muscle

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myel/o

spinal cord

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narc/o

numbness

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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

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spin/o

spine

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syncop/o

to cut off; to cut short

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tax/o

order

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thalam/o

thalamus

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thec/o

sheath

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troph/o

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

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epi-

above

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hemi-

half

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hyper-

excessive

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hypo-

below, deficient

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intra-

between

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-algesia

excesssive sensitivity to pain

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-algia

pain

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-blast

immature

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-cele

hernia

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-esthesia

feeling; nervous sensation

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-gram

record

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-grpahy

process of recording

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-ine

substance

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-itis

inflammation

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-kinesia

movement

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-kinesis

movement

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-kinestic

movement

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-lepsy

seizure

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micro-

small

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para-

near, beside

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polio-

gray matter

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poly-

many

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quadri-

four

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sub-

below

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-ose

full of; pertaining to; sugar

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-paresis

weakness

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-pathy

emotion, disease

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-phagia

swallowing, condition of eating

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-phasia

speech

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-plegia

paralysis

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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

development