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cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/i, cerebr/o
cerebrum, brain
crani/o
cranium, skull
encephal/o
brain
gli/o
glue, glue-like (relating specifically to the neuroglia)
hydr/o
1. water, watery
2. containing or combined with hydrogen
3. a hydatid
hyp/o
deficient, below normal, under, less than
hypn/o
sleep, hypnosis
mening/o
any membrane, specifically, one of the membranous coverings of the brain and spinal cord
myel/o
1. spinal cord and medulla oblongata
2. the myelin sheath of nerve fibers
narc/o
stupor, narcosis, numbness, sleep
neur/i, neuro
nerve, nerve tissue, the nervous system
occipit/o
occiput, occipital structures (back of the head)
sympath/o, sympathet/o, sympathic/o
the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system
vag/o
vagus nerve
later/o
to the side
disc/o
disk, disk-shaped
neur/o
nerve
rachi/o
spine
spin/o
1. the spine
2. spinous
spondyl/o
vertebrae
allo - lalia
allolalia
other, differing from normal - talking
any speech defect, especially one caused by a cerebral disorder
de - ment/o - ia
dementia
away from, cessation, without - mind - condition
the loss, usually progressive, of cognitive and intellectual functions, without impairment of perception or consciousness
echo - praxia
echopraxia
a reverberating sound - action
involuntary imitation of movements made by another
eu - thymia
euthymia
good, well - mind, soul, emotions
1. joyfullness, mental peace and tranquility
2. moderation of mood, not manic or depressed
angi/o - neur/o - ectomy
angioneurectomy
vessel - nerve - excision, removal
exicision of the vessels and nerves of a part
vag/o - lysis
vagolysis
vagus nerve - to loosen
surgical destruction of the vagus nerve