35 terms

Comb. & suffix ch. 10

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arthr/o
articulation (joint)
cerebell/o
cerebellum (little brain)
cerebr/o
cerebrum (largest part of brain)
crani/o
skull
encephal/o
entire brain
esthesi/o
sensation
gangli/o
ganglion (knot)
gli/o
glue
gnos/o
knowing
hypn/o, somn/i, somn/o
sleep
kinesi/o
movement
lex/o
word or phrase
mening/o, meningi/o
meninges (membrane)
myel/o
spinal cord or bone marrow
neur/o
nerve
phas/o
speech
phob/o
exaggerated fear or sensitivity
phor/o
carry or bear
phren/o, psych/o, thym/o
mind
schiz/o
split
somat/o
body
spin/o
spine (thorn)
spondyl/o, vertebr/o
vertebra
stere/o
three dimensional or solid
tax/o
order or coordination
thalam/o
thalamus (a room)
ton/o
tone or tension
top/o
place
ventricul/o
ventricle (belly or pouch)
cata-
down
-asthenia
weakness
-lepsy
seizure
-mania
condition of abnormal impulse toward
-plegia
paralysis
-paresis
slight paralysis