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Chp 10-Nervous Sys 5

Combining forms: Davi-Ellen Chabner The Language of Medicine 8th Edition

cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
dur/o dura mater
encephal/o brain
gli/o glial cells
-blast immature
lept/o thin, slender
mening/o, meningi/o membranes, meninges
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord (means bone marrow in other contexts)
polio gray matter
neur/o nerve
pont/o pons
-ine pertaining to
radicul/o nerve root (of spinal nerves)
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath (of the meninges)
vag/o vagus nerve (10th cranial nerve)
alges/o, -algesia excessive sensitivity to pain
-algia pain
caus/o burning
comat/o deep sleep (coma)
esthesi/o, -esthesia feeling, nervous sensation
par- (para-) abnormal
kines/o, kinesi/o, -kinesia, -kinesis, -kinetic movement
-lepsy seizure
narc/o stupor, sleep
lex/o word, phrase
-paresis weakness
-phasia speech
-plegia paralysis (loss or impairment of the ability tomove parts of the body)
-praxis action
-sthenia strength
syncop/o to cut off, cut short
tax/o order, coordination
astr/o star
olig/o few, scanty
brachi/o arm
Created by: bethybb