Module 6 - The Respiratory System

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Module 6 - The Respiratory System
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Greco-Latin terminologies in medical and biological sciences, Module 6
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  1. bronch-
    bronchi-
    bronchus; branch of the trachea [pl. bronchi]
  2. halit-
    breath
  3. laryng-
    larynx
  4. pharyng-
    pharynx; throat
  5. diaphragm-
    phren-*
    phrenic-
    diaphragm
  6. pleur-
    pleura; membrane enfolding the lung
  7. pne-
    spir-
    respiration
  8. pneum-*
    pneumon-
    pulm-
    pulmon-
    lung
  9. rhin-
    nas-
    nose
  10. sin-
    sinu-
    sinus-
    nasal sinus; sinus; cavity (within a structure)
  11. trache-
    trachea; windpipe
  12. acet-
    vinegar; acid
  13. aer-
    pneum-*
    pneumat-
    phys
    air; gas
  14. amyl-
    starch
  15. blenn-
    myx-
    muc-
    mucus
  16. calc-
    calcin-
    calcium; calcium salts; lime
  17. chol-
    chole-
    bili-
    • bile; gall
    • *[neither chole- norĀ bili- are followed by connecting vowels]
  18. chyl-
    chyle; milky fluid in the intestines
  19. chym-
    chyme; gastric pulp
  20. gli-*
    glue
  21. coll-
    gluten-
    glutin-
    jelly; gelatin; glue
  22. copr-
    scat-
    fec-
    fecal-
    sterc-
    stercor-
    feces
  23. frug-
    fruct-
    fructos-
    fruit sugar
  24. galact-
    lact-
    milk
  25. gluc-
    glyc-
    sacchar-
    sugar
  26. hal-
    sal-
    salt
  27. hyal-
    vitr-
    glass [noun]; glass-like [adj.]
  28. aqu-
    aqua-
    aque-
    water
  29. hydr-
    water; watery substance
  30. kerat-*
    cerat-*
    cornu-*
    corne-*
    horn [noun]; horn-like [adj.]
  31. lith-
    stone; calculus [pl. calculi]
  32. myc-
    mycet-
    fungus
  33. nephel-
    mist; cloudiness
  34. ole-
    oil
  35. oxy-*
    • oxygen; acid
    • *[no connecting vowel follows]
  36. pharmac-
    drug
  37. -pnea
    respiration
  38. -lith
    stone [or, calculus] (in an organ or other tissue)

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