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Neurology Terms

NHTC 14 Neurology Medical Terms

astr/o star
ax/o axis, axon
dendr/o tree
gangli/o ganglion
gli/o glue, neuroglia tissue
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
neur/o nerve
olig/o scanty
synapt/o synapsis, point of contact
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebrum
cerebr/o cerebrum
cortic/o cortex
crani/o skull
dur/o dura mater
encephal/o brain
lex/o word, phrase
medull/o medulla
mening/o meninges
radicul/o nerve root
spin/o spine
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath (usually refers to the meninges)
ventricul/o ventricle (of heart or brain)
clon/o clonus
kinesi/o movement
narc/o stupor, numbness, sleep
tax/o order, coordination
ton/o tension
bi two
contra against
para near, beside, beyond
quadri four
uni one
asthenia weakness, debility
esthesia feeling
kinesia movement
lalia seizure
paresis partial paralysis
phasia speech
plegia paralysis
trophy development, nourishment
hydro water
us condition
epi above, upon
lepsy seizure
scler hardening, sclera
osis condition
my muscle
asthenia weakness, debility
cerebr cerebrum
al pertaining to
encephal brain
mening meninges
itis inflammation
polio gray, gray matter (of brain or spinal cord)
myel bone marrow, spinal cord
cyt cell
oma tumor
gli glue, neuroglial tissue
blast embryonic cell
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