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afferent

carry or move inward toward a central structure

1

efferent

carry or move away from a central structure

2

ventricle

organ chamber or cavity that recieves or holds fluid

3

cerebr/o

cerebrum

4

crani/o

cranium
skull

5

encephal/o

brain

6

gangli/o

ganglion
knot or knotlike mass

7

gli/o

glue
neuroglial tissue

8

kinesi/o

movement

9

lept/o

thin
slender

10

lex/o

word
phrase

11

mening/o, meningi/o

meninges
membranes covering the brain and spinal cord

12

myel/o

bone marrow
spinal cord

13

narc/o

stupor
numbness
sleep

14

neur/o

nerve

15

radicul/o

nerve root

16

sthen/o

strength

17

thalam/o

thalamus

18

thec/o

sheath
usually refers to meninges

19

ton/o

tension

20

ventricul/o

ventricle
of the heart or brain

21

-algesia, -algia

pain

22

-asthenia

weakness
debility

23

-esthesia

feeling

24

-kinesia

movement

25

-lepsy

seizure

26

-paresis

partial paralysis

27

-phasia

speech

28

-plegia

paralysis

29

-taxia

order
coordination