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5.1 Nervous System

Word Parts Associated with the structure of the Nervous System

cerebr/o, encephala/o brain example: cerebropathy, cerebrospinal, encephalitis, encephalogram
lob/o lobe examples: lobotomy, lobectomy
cerebell/o cerebellum examples: cerebellar, cerebellitis
cephai/o head examples: microcephaly, macroephaly
crani/o head, skull examples: craniometer, craniomalacia
mening/o, meningi/o meninges (membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord ) examples: meningitis, meningopathy
dur/o dura (tough outer membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord examples: epidural, subdural, hematoma
neur/o nerve examples: neuralgia, neuropathy
gangli/o nerve bundle examples: ganglion, gangliitis
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow examples: myelitis, myelodysplasia
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