Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

CH 14 Nervous System

Root Words

QuestionAnswer
acces/o- supplemental or contributing part
gemin/o- set or group
affer/o- bring toward the center
arachn/o- spider; spiderweb
astr/o- starlike structure
audit/o- sense of hearing
autonom/o- independent; self governing
cav/o- hollow space
cerebell/o- cerebellum (posterior part of the brain)
cerebr/o- cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
cochle/o- cochlea (of the inner ear)
cortic/o- cortex (outer region)
crani/o- cranium
cyt/o- cell
dendr/o- branching structure
dors/o- back; dorsum
dur/o- dura mater
effer/o- go out from the center
encephal/o- brain
cephal/o- head
ependym/o- cellular lining
esthes/o- esthet/o- sens/o- sensation; feeling
faci/o- face
fiss/o- splitting
front/o- front
gloss/o- tongue
gustat/o- sense of taste
meningi/o- mening/o- meninges
micr/o- one millionth; small
-glia (glue cells) cells that support
mot/o- movement
myelin/o- myelin
myel/o- bone marrow; spinal cord; myelin
nerv/o- neur/o- nerve
occipit/o- occiput (back of the head)
ocul/o- opt/o- vis/o- eye; vision; sight
olfact/o sense of smell
olig/o- scanty; few
pariet/o- wall of cavity
pathet/o- -pathy suffering; disease
peripher/o- outer aspects
pharyng/o- pharynx (throat)
radicul/o- rhiz/o- spinal nerve root
recept/o- receive
somat/o- body
spin/o- spine; backbone
tempor/o- temple (side of the head)
thalam/o- thalamus
transmitt/o- to send across or through
trochle/o- structure shaped like a pulley
vag/o- wandering; vagus nerve
ventricul/o- ventricle (lower heart chamber; chamber in the brain)
ventr/o- front; abdomen
vestibul/o- vestibule (entrance)
Created by: ricrom81
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards