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Nervous System

Nervous System medical terms

cerebr/o cerebrum
crani/o cranium (skull)
encephal/o brain
gangli/o ganglion (knot or knot-like mass)
gli/o glue; neuroglial tissue
kinesi/o movement
lept/o thin, slender
lex/o word, phrase
mening/o, meningi/o meninges
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
narc/o stupor; numbness; sleep
neur/o nerve
radicul/o nerve root
sthen/o strength
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath
ton/o tension
ventricul/o ventricle (of the heart or brain)
-algesia, -algia pain
-asthenia weakness, debility
-esthesia feeling
-kinesia movement
-lepsy seizure
-paresis partial paralysis
-phasia speech
-plegia paralysis
-taxia order, coordination
pachy- thick
para- near, beside; beyond
syn- union, together, joined
uni- one
Created by: Klostberg