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nerv/o

nerve

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neur/o-

nerve

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somat/o-

body

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autonom/o-

independent; self-governing

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affer/o-

bring toward the center

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effer/o-

go out from the center

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pathet/o-

suffering

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peripher/o-

outer aspects

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recept/o-

receive

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arachn/o-

spider; spiderweb

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audit/o-

the sense of hearing

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encephal/o-

brain

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cerebell/o-

cerebellum (posterior part of the brain)

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cortic/o-

cortex (outer region)

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cerebr/o-

cerebrum (largest part of the brain)

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spin/o-

spine; backbone

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crani/o-

cranium (skull)

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cav/o-

hollow space

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dur/o-

dura mater

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fiss/o-

splitting

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front/o-

front

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gustat/o-

the sense of taste

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thalam/o-

thalamus

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mening/o-

meninges

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meningi/o-

meninges

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occipit/o-

occiput (back of the head)

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olfact/o-

the sense of small

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pariet/o-

wall of a cavity

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esthes/o-

sensation; feeling

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esthet/o-

sensation; feeling

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tempor/o-

temple (side of the head)

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ventricul/o-

ventricle (lower heart chamber; chamber in the brain)

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vis/o-

sight; vision

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spin/o-

spine; backbone

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myel/o-

bone marrow; spinal cord; myelin

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access/o-

supplemental or contributing part

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sens/o-

sensation

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mot/o-

movement

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faci/o-

face

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gloss/o-

tongue

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pharyng/o-

pharynx (throat)

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ocul/o-

eye

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opt/o-

eye; vision

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gemin/o-

set or group

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trochle/o-

structure shaped like a pulley

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vag/o-

wandering; vagus nerve

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vestibul/o-

vestibule (entrance)

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cochle/o-

cochlea (of the inner ear)

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dors/o-

back; dorsum

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radicul/o-

spinal nerve root

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rhiz/o-

spinal nerve root

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ventr/o-

front; abdomen

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cyt/o-

cell

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dendr/o-

branching structure

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myelin/o-

myelin

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astr/o-

starlike structure

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ependym/o-

cellular lining

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micr/o-

one millionth; small

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olig/o-

scanty; few

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transmitt/o-

to send across or through