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cerebr/o

cerebellum

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cani/o

cranium (skull)

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encephal/o

brain

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gangli/o

ganglion (knot or knotlike mass)

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gli/o

glue

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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 covering the brain and spinal cord)

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meningi/o

meninges (membranes covering the brain and spinal cord)

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myel/o

bone marrow; spinal cord

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narc/o

stupor; numbness; sleep

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neur/o

nerve

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radicul/o

nerve root

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sthen/o

strength

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thalam/o

thalamus

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thec/o

sheath (usually refers to meninges)

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ton/o

tension

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ventricul/o

ventricle (of heart and brain)

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-algesia

pain

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-algia

pain

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-asthenia

weakness, debility

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-esthesia

feeling

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-kinesia

movement

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-lepsy

seizure

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-paresis

partial paralysis

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-phasia

speech

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-plegia

paralysis

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-taxia

order, condition

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pachy-

thick