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Flashcards in Nervous System Deck (37):
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Alges/o

Sense of pain

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Astr/o

Star

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Blast/o

Embryonic cell

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Caud/o

Tail

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Cephal/o

Head

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Cerebell/o

Cerebellum

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Cerebr/o

Cerebrum

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Cervic/o

Nec, cervix

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Clon/o

Rapid contracting and relazing

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Crani/o

Cranium, skull

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Dur/o

Dura mater

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Encephal/o

Brain

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Esthes/o

Sensation, feeling

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Gangli/o

Ganglion (knot like mass)

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Gli/o

Glue, neurological tissue

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Kines/o

Movement

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Kinesi/o

Movement

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Later/o

side, to one side

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Lept/o

Thin, slender

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Lex/o

Word, phrase

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Lob/o

Lobe

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Lumb/o

Loins (lower back)

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Medull/o

Inner portion

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Mening/o

Meninges

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Meningi/o

Meninges

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Myel/o

Bone marrow, spinal cord

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Narc/o

Stupor, sleep, numbness

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Neur/o

Nerve

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Poli/o

Grey matter

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Pont/o

Pons

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Psych/o

Mind

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Radicul/o

Nerve root

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Sthen/o

Strength

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Thalam/o

Thalamus

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Thec/o

Sheath (usually meninges)

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Ton/o

Tone, tension

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Ventricul/o

Ventricle (of heart or brain)