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alges/o

sense of pain

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astr/o

star

2

cephal/o

head

3

cerebell/o

cerebellum

4

cerebr/o

cerebrum

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clon/o

rapid contracting and relaxing

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dur/o

dura matter

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encephal/o

brain

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esthes/o

sensation, feeling

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gli/o

glue

10

medull/o

medulla oblongata

11

mening/o

meninges

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meningi/o

meninges

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myel/o

spinal cord

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neur/o

nerve

15

poli/o

gray matter

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pont/o

pons

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radicul/o

nerve root

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thalam/o

thalamus

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thec/o

sheath (meninges)

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ton/o

tone

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ventricul/o

ventricle

22

-paresis

weakness

23

-phasia

speech

24

-plegia

paralysis

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-taxia

muscle coordination

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-trophic

pertaining to development

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angi/o

vessel

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arteri/o

artery

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cyt/o

cell

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electr/o

electricity

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hemat/o

blood

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isch/o

to hold back

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later/o

side

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lumb/o

low back

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my/o

muscle

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scler/o

hard

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spin/o

spine

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tom/o

to cut

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vascul/o

blood vessel

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-algia

pain

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-asthenia

weakness

42

-cele

protrusion

43

-ectomy

surgical removal

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-gram

record

45

-graphy

process of recording

46

-ia

condition, state

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-oma

tumor, swelling

48

-otomy

cutting into

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-rrhaphy

suture

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bi-

two

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dys-

abnormal, difficult

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endo-

within

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epi-

above

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hemi-

half

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hydro-

water

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intra-

within

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mono-

one

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para-

abnormal, two like parts of a pair

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poly-

many

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quadri-

four

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semi-

partial

63

sub-

below

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un-

not