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23 terms

Ch. 10 Roots

Ch. 10 Roots
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cerbell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
dur/o
dura mater
encephal/o
brain
gli/o
glial cells
lept/o
thin, slender
mening/o, meningi/o
membranes, meninges
my/o
muscle
myel/o
spinal cord
(means bone marrow in other contexts)
neur/o
nerve
pont/o
pons
radicul/o
nerve root (of spinal nerves)
thalam/o
thalamus
thec/o
sheath (refers to the meninges)
vag/o
vagus nerve (10th cranial nerve)
alges/o
excessive sensitivity to pain
caus/o
burning
comat/o
deep sleep (coma)
esthesi/o
feeling, nervous sensation
kines/o, kinesi/o
movement
lex/o
word, phrase
syncop/o
to cut off, cut short
tax/o
order, coordination