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Nervous system

TermDefinition
anxi/o anxious; uneasy
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cereb/o cerebrum
contus/o to bruise
crani/o skull
dur/o dura matter
encephal/o brain
esthes/o; esthesi/o nervous sensation
gli/o glue
hydr/o water
hypn/o sleep
ischo/o back; to hold back
lamin/o lamina
lex/o word
medull/o medulla oblongata
mening/o; meningi/o meninges
neur/o nerve
phas/o speech
phob/o fear
phren/o mind
pol/o extreme
poli/o gray matter
pont/o pons
psych/o mind
radicul/o nerve root
schiz/o split
somat/o body
synaps/o; synapt/o point of contact; to join
tax/o coordination; order
tempor/o the temples
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath
traumat/o trauma; injury; wound
troph/o developments; nourishment
ventricul/o ventricle
bi- two; both
con- together; with
dys- painful; difficult
en- in; within
epi- on; over; upon
hemi- half
intra- within; into
mono- one; single
par-, para- near; beside; alongside; beyond; abnormal
poly- many; much
post- after; beyond
quadri- four
sub- below; under
-al; -ar; -eal; -ial; -ic; -tic pertaining to
-algesia pain; sensitivity
-algia pain
-asthenia weakness
-cele hearnia; swelling; prostrution
-e (noun suffix with no meaning)
-emic pertaining to blood condition
-esthesia feeling; sensation
-ia condition
-ion process; state; condition
-lepsy seizure
-leptic to seize; take hold of
-lysis breakdown; separation; loosening
-lytic pertaining to breakdown or destruction
-orexia appetite
-osis abnormal condition
-paresis weakness
-phasia speech
-plegia paralysis
-rrhagic pertaining to bursting forth (of blood)
-rraphy suture
-sclerosis hardening; thickening
-taxia muscle coordination
-tropic turning
-um, -us structure; tissue; thing
syncop- to cut off; cut short; faint
Created by: Mario277
 

 



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