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cerebr/o

cerebrum (largest part of the brain)

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cerebell/o

cerebellum (little brain)

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crani/o

skull

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encephal/o

entire brain

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esthesi/o

sensation

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gangli/o

ganglion (knot)

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gli/o

glue

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gnos/o

knowing

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kinesi/o

movement

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lex/o

word or phrase

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mening/o, meningi/o

meninges (membrane)

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myel/o

spinal cord or bone marrow

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narc/o

stupor or sleep

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neur/o

nerve

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phas/o

speech

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phob/o

exaggerated fear or sensitivity

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phor/o

carry or bear

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phren/o, psych/o, thym/o

mind

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schiz/o

split

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somat/o

body

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somn/o, somn/i, hypn/o

sleep

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spin/o

spine (horn)

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spondyl/o, vertebr/o

vertebra

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stere/o

three-dimensional or solid

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tax/o

order or coordination

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thalam/o

thalamus (a room)

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ton/o

tone or tension

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top/o

place

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ventricul/o

ventricle (belly or pouch)

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