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*chapter 10

medical terminology

cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
dur/o dura mater
encephal/o brain
gli/o glial cells
lept/o thin, slender
mening/o memberanes, meninges
meningi/o membranes, meninges
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
neur/o nerve
pont/o pons
radicul/o nerve root (of the spinal cord)
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath (refers to the meninges)
vag/o vagus nerve ( 10th cranial nerve) wandering down to the thoracic and abdominal cavities
alges/o & -algesia excessive sensitivity to pain
-algia pain
caus/o burning
comat/o deep sleep (coma)
esthesi/o & -ethesia feeling, nerve sensation (pins and needles)
kines/o kinesi/o -kinesia -kinesis -kinetic movement
-lepsy seizure
lex/o word, phrase
-paresis weakness
-phasia speech
-plegia paralysis (loss or impairment of the ability to move parts of the body)
-praxia action
-sthenia strength
syncop/o to cut off, to cut short
tax/o order, coordination
-asthenia no strength, weakness
quadr/i four
narc/o sleep
-blast immature
-ine pertaining to
Created by: catmot567