HSCI 003 Chapter 12 Roots

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HSCI 003 Chapter 12 Roots
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Roots of the respiratory system.
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  1. Adenoid/o
    adenoids (nasal tissue)
  2. Alveol/o
    air sacs
  3. Bronch/o
    Bronchi/o
    bronchial tubes
  4. Capn/o
    carbon dioxide
  5. Coni/o
    dust
  6. Cyan/o
    blue
  7. Epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  8. Laryng/o
    voice box
  9. Lob/o
    lobe of the lung
  10. Mediastin/o
    mediastinum
  11. Nas/o
    nose
  12. Orth/o
    straight, upright
  13. Ox/a/o
    oxygen
  14. Pector/o
    chest
  15. Pharyng/o
    throat
  16. Phon/o
    sound, speech
  17. Phren/o
    diaphragm
  18. Pleur/o
    pleura (membrane that surrounds the lungs)
  19. Pneum/o
    lungs, air, gas
  20. Pulmon/o
    lungs
  21. Rhin/o
    nose
  22. Spir/o
    to breathe
  23. Tel/o
    the end
  24. Thorac/o
    chest
  25. Tonsill/o
    tonsils
  26. Trache/o
    windpipe
  27. -ema
    condition
  28. -osmia
    sense of smell
  29. -pnea
    breathing
  30. -ptysis
    spitting
  31. -sphixia
    pulse
  32. -thorax
    chest

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