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Cerebr/o

Cerebrum

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Ton/o

Tension

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Ventricul/o

Ventricle (heart of brain)

3

-taxia

Order, coordination

4

Uni-

One

5

Lept/o

Thin, slender

6

Kinesi/o

Movement

7

Thalam/o

Thalamus

8

-plexy

Stroke

9

Hemi-

One half

10

-trophy

Development, nourishment

11

Syn-

Union, together, joined

12

Menig/o, meningi/o

Meninges (membranes covering brain and spinal cord)

13

-algesia, -algia

Pain

14

Para-

Near, beside, beyond

15

Pachy-

Thick

16

Contra-

Against

17

Crani/o

Cranium (skull)

18

-asthenia

Weakness, debility

19

Myel/o

Bone marrow, spinal cord

20

-esthesia

Feeling

21

Narc/o

Stupor, numbness, sleep

22

-kinesia

Movement

23

Neur/o

Nerve

24

-lepsy

Seizure

25

Dendr/o

Tree

26

Lex/o

Word, phrase

27

Encephal/o

Brain

28

Sthen/o

Strength

29

Thec/o

Sheath (usually refers to meninges)

30

-paresis

Partial paralysis

31

Radicul/o

Nerve root

32

-phasis

Speech

33

-plegia

Paralysis

34

Gangli/o

Ganglion (knot or knot-like mass)

35

Gli/o

Glue, neuroglial tissue

36

CNS

Central nervous system

37

CP

Cerebral palsy

38

CVA

Cerebrovascular accident

39

CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

40

EEG

Electrocephalogram

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LOC

Loss of consciousness

42

ICP

Intracranial pressure

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EMG

Electromyography