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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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crain/o

cranium

3

encephal/o

brain

4

ganglio/o

ganglion (knot)

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gli/o

glue, neuroglial tissue

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kinesi/o

movement

7

lept/o

thin, slender

8

lex/o

word, phrase

9

mening/o

meninges (membranes covering the brain and spinal cord)

10

myel/o

bone marrow, spinal cord

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narc/o

stupor, numbness, sleep

12

neur/o

nerve

13

radicul/o

nerve root

14

sthen/o

strength

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thalam/o

thalamus

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thec/o

sheath (usually referring to meninges)

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ton/o

tension

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ventricul/o

ventricle

19

-algesia

pain

20

-algia

pain

21

-asthenia

weakness, debility

22

-esthesia

feeling

23

-kinesia

movement

24

-lepsy

seizure

25

-paresis

partial paralysis

26

-phasia

speech

27

-plegia

paralysis

28

-taxia

order, coordination

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pachy-

thick

30

para-

near, beside, beyond