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Cerebell/o

Cerebellum

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Cerebr/o

Cerebrum

2

Dur/o

Dura mater

3

Encephal/o

Brain

4

Gli/o

Glial cells

5

Lept/o

Thin, slender

6

Mening/o, meningi/o

Membranes, meninges

7

My/o

Muscle

8

Myel/o

Spinal cord

9

Neur/o

Nerve

10

Pont/o

Pons

11

Radicul/o

Nerve root (of spinal nerves)

12

Thalam/o

Thalamus

13

Thec/o

Sheath

14

Vag/o

Vagus nerve

15

Alges/o, -algesia

Excessive sensitivity to pain

16

-algia

Pain

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Caus/o

Burning

18

Comat/o

Deep sleep

19

Esthesi/o, -esthesia

Feeling, nervous sensation

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Kines/o, kinesi/o, -kinesia, -kinesis, -kinetic

Movement

21

-lepsy

Seizure

22

Lex/o

Word, phrase

23

-paresis

Weakness

24

-phasia

Speech

25

-plegia

Paralysis

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-praxia

Action

27

-sthenia

Strength

28

Syncop/o

To cut off, cut short

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Tax/o

Order, coordination