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Flashcards in Nervous Deck (29):
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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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dur/o

dura mater

3

encephal/o

beain

4

gli/o

glial cells

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lept/i

thin, slender

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mening/o, meningi/o

membranes, meninges

7

my/o

muscle

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myel/o

spinal cord (nervous system context)

9

neur/o

nerve

10

radicul/o

(spinal) nerve root

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thalam/o

thalamus

12

thec/o

sheath

13

vag/o

vagus nerve

14

alges/o, -algesia

excessive sensitivity to pain

15

-algia

pain

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caus/o

burning

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comat/o

deep sleep (coma)

18

esthesi/o, -esthesia

feeling, sensing with one's nerves

19

kines/o, kinesi/o
-kinesia, -kinesis, -kinetic

movement

20

-lepsy

seizure

21

lex/o

word or phrase

22

-paresis

weakness

23

-phasia

speech

24

-plegia

paralysis

25

-praxia

action

26

-sthenia

strength

27

syncop/o

to cut off, cut short

28

tax/o

order, coordination

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cerebell/o

cerebellum