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Flashcards in UNIT 8 - The Nervous System - COMBINING FORMS Deck (36):
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aesthesi/o

sensation

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alges/i

sense of pain

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cancer/o

cancer

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cephal/o

head

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cerebr/o

cerebrum, brain

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cistern/o

cistern, subarachnoid space

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crani/o

cranium

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cyt/o

cell

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dur/o

dura mater

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ech/o

echo/reflected sound

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electr/o

electrical

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encephal/o

brain

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epilept/o

epilepsy

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fibr/o

fiber

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gangli/o

ganglion

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gli/a/o

glue like, neurological cells

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haemat/o

blood

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hist/i/o

tissue

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hydr/o

water

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iatr/o

medical treatment, doctor

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mening/o

meninges

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motor

action, moving, set in motion

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myel/o

bone marrow, spinal cord

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narc/o

stupor, numbness

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necr/o

death

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neur/o

nerve

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plex/o

network (eg. of nerves)

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pneum/o

lung; air; gas

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polio -

grey matter (of CNS)

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psych/o

mind

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py/o

pus

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rach/i

spine

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radicul/o

nerve root

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somat/o

body

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syring/o

tube, cavity

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ventricul/o

ventricle (of heart or brain)

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