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CWI Med Term chapter 10 word building

affer/o- bring toward the center
arachn/o- spider; spider web
astr/o- star-like structure
autonom/o- independent; self-governing
cephal/o- head
cerebell/o- cerebellum (posterior part of the brain)
cerebr/o- cerebrun (largest part of the brain)
comat/o- unconsciousness
concuss/o- violent shaking or jarring
crani/o- cranium (skull)
dendr/o- branching structure
disk/o- disk
dors/o- back; dorsum
dur/o- dura mater
effer/o- go out from the center
encephal/o- brain
ependym/o- cellular lining
epilept/o- seizure
esthes/o- sensation; feeling
front/o- front
gli/o- cells that provide support
ict/o- seizure
lamin/o- lamina (flat area on the vertebra)
lumb/o- lower back; area between the ribs and pelvis
meningi/o- meninges
mening/o- meninges
ment/o- mind; chin
mot/o- movement
myelin/o- myelin
myel/o- bone marrow; spinal cord; myelin
narc/o- stupor; sleep
nerv/o- nerve
neur/o- nerve
occipit/o- occiput (back of the head)
pariet/o- wall of a cavity
pleg/o- paralyis
radicul/o- spinal nerve root
sens/o- sensation
somat/o- body
somn/o- sleep
spin/o- spine; backbone
syncop/o- fainting
temporo/o- temple (side of the head)
thalam/o- thalamus
ventricul/o- ventricle (lower heart chamber; chamber of the brain)
ventr/o- front; abdomen
Created by: Kirkbauer