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neur/o, neur/i

nervous system, nervous tissue, nerve

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gli/o

neuroglia

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gangli/o, ganglion/o

ganglion

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menig/o, meninge/o

meninges

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myel/o

spinal cord (also bone marrow)

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radicul/o

spinal nerve root

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encephala/o

brain

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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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cortic/o

cerebral cortex, outer portion

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cerebell/o

cerebellum

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thalam/o

thalamus

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ventricul/o

cavity, ventricle

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medull/o

medulla oblongata (also spinal cord)

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psych/o

mind

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narc/o

stupor, unconsciousness

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somn/o, somn/i

sleep

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-phasia

speech

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-lalia

speech, babble

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-lexia

reading

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-plegia

paralysis

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-paresis

partial paralysis, weakness

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-lepsy

seizure

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-phobia

persistent, irrational fear

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-mania

excited state, obsession

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AD

Alzheimer disease

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ADHD

attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

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ANS

autonomic nervous system

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CNS

central nervous system

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CP

cerebral palsy

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CTS

carpal tunnel syndrome

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident

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EEG

electroencephalogram/graph/graphy

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LOC

level of consciousness

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LP

lumbar puncture

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MS

multiple sclerosis

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OCD

obsessive-compulsive disorder

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PNS

peripheral nervous system

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PTSD

posttraumatic stress disorder

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TIA

transient ischemic disorder