Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


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



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards