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Nervous System Terms


-algesia pain, sensitivity
alges/o pain, sensitivity
atel/o incomplete, imperfect
-bulia will
-boulia will
cerebr/o cerebrum, brain
cerebell/o cerebellum
-crasia mixture (good or bad), temperament
drom/o running
drome running
encephal/o brain
esthesi/o sensation, feeling
-esthesia sensation, feeling
gangli/o ganglion
ganglion/o ganglion
gli/o glue, neuroglia
heli/o sun
hydr/o water, hydrogen
hypn/o sleep
hypothalam/o hypothalamus
keraun/o lightning
klept/o theft, stealing
-lemma confining membrane
-lepsy seizure
-lexia speech, word
log/o word, speech, thought
-log word, speech, thought
-logue word, speech, thought
-mania madness, obsessive preoccupation
medull/o medulla, marrow
mening/o meninges, membrane
ment/o mind
-mnesia memory
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
narc/o numbness, stupor
neur/o nerve
noci- to cause harm, injury or pain
-noia mind, will
-paresis partial paralysis
phaner/o visible, apparent
-phobia fear, aversion
phob/o fear, aversion
phren/o mind, diaphragm
picr/o bitter
peiz/o pressure
pies/i pressure
-piesis pressure
-plegia paralysis
poli/o gray (matter)
-pore opening, passageway
-praxia action, activity
psych/o mind
psychr/o cold
radicul/o nerve root
rhiz/o root
schiz/o split, division
somn/i sleep
-somnia sleep
syring/o tube, fistula
tauto- identical, same
-taxia arrangement, coordination
tax/o arrangement, coordination
tel/o end
tephr/o gray (matter)
thanat/o death
thec/o sheath
vag/o vagus nerve
Created by: yukiandfugazi