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neur/o, neur/i

Meaning: nervous system, nervous tissue, nerve

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gli/o

Meaning: neuroglia

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gangli/o, ganglion/o

Meaning: ganglion

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mening/o, meminge/o

Meaning: meninges

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myel/o

Meaning: spinal cord (also bone marrow)

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radicul/o

Meaning: spinal nerve root

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encephal/o

Meaning: brain

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cerebr/o

Meaning: cerebrum (loosely, brain)

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cortic/o

Meaning: cerebral cortex, outer portion

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cerebell/o

Meaning: cerebellum

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thalam/o

Meaning: thalamus

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ventricul/o

Meaning: cavity, ventricle

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medull/o

Meaning: medulla oblongata (also spinal cord)

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psych/o

Meaning: mind

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narc/o

Meaning: stupor, unconsciousness

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somn/o, somn/i

Meaning: sleep

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-phasia

Meaning: speech

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-lalia

Meaning: speech, babble

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-lexia

Meaning: reading

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-plegia

Meaning: paralysis

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-paresis

Meaning: paralysis (can be used as a word alone)

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-lepsy

Meaning: seizure

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-phobia

Meaning: persistent, irrational fear (can be used as a word alone)

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-mania

Meaning: excited state, obsession (can be used as a word alone)