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prefixes, suffixes, combining form Nervous System

athet/o uncontrolled
aden/o gland
gangli/o ganglion
ganlion/o ganglion
ax/o axis
cerebr/o cerebrum
cephal/o head
contus/o bruise
concuss/o shaken together
crani/o cranium, skull
caus/o burning
caust/o burning
kines/o movement
kinet/o movement
medull/o medulla
ambul/o walk
ambulat/o walk
convolut/o coiled, twisted
phot/o light
cyst/o bladder,pertaining to a tear
dur/o dura mater
gli/o glue
thalam/o thalamus
ventricul/o ventricle
iris/o iris
pseudo false,fake
my/o muscle
cortic/o cortex
dendr/o branching
encephal/o brain
somn/o sleep
narc/o sleep
sulc/o groove
glauc/o gray
gyr/o turning
hemat/o blood
mening/o meninges
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
radicul/o nerve root, root
noct/o night
neru/i nerve
neur/o nerve
cerebell/o cerebellum
synapt/o point of contact
synaps/o point of contact
poli/o gray matter
sympath/o sympathetic nerve
ton/o tone
cardi/o heart
cyt/o cell
plex/o plexus network
necro- death
brady- slow
hydro- water
hyper- excessive
uni- one
dys- painful,difficult
di- double
-ia condition of
-ism condition of
-cele hernia, swelling
-esthesia feeling
-rrhaphy suture
-oma tumor
a- without
an- without
sub- below,under
hypo- below, deficient in
-pathy disease
contra- against
epi- upon, above
para- near, beside
-rrhea flow, discharge
-lepsy seizure
-dynia pain
-algesia pain
-algia pain
-ectomy removal of
-ology the study of
-tomy incision
-phasia speech
-malacia softening
-asthenia weakness, loss of strength
-penia deficiency, decrease
-oid resembling
-rrhagia bursting forth
-osis abnormanl condition of
syn- together, joined
Created by: shayecharters