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Chapter 5

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cerebr/o, encephal/o Brain
cerebell/o Cerebellum
lob/o Lobe
cephal/o Head
crani/o Head, Skull
mening/o, meningi/o Meninges
dur/o Dura(tough outer membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord)
neur/o Nerve
gangli/o Nerve bundle
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
esthesi/o Feeling, Sensation
phas/o speech
phren/o, psych/o Mind
somn/o, hypn/o, somn/i Sleep
gnosi/o Know
-mania Excessive desire
-phobia Excessive fear or sensitivity
-poresis Slight or partial paralysis
ton/o muscle tone, tension, pressure
kinesi/o, SOMETIMES kinet/o Movement, motion
tax/o arrangement, order, coordination
-plegia paralysis
-asthenia weakness
Created by: Amelling2
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