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arthr/o

articulation

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cerebell/o

cerebellum

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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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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

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gli/o



glue

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gnos/o



knowing

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hypn/o

sleep

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somn/i

sleep

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somn/o

sleep

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kinesi/o

movement

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lex/o

word or phrase

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mening/o

meninges

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myel/o

spinal cord or bone marrow

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narc/o

stupor, 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

mind

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psych/o

mind

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thym/o

mind

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schiz/o

split

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somat/o

body

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spin/o

spine

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spondyl/o

vertebra

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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

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ton/o

tone or tension

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top/o

place

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ventricul/o

ventricle

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cata-

down

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-asthenia

weakness

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-lepsy

seizure

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-mania

condition of abnormal impulse toward

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-paresis

slight paralysis

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-plegia

paralysis