ChapterNine - Respiratory System

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ChapterNine - Respiratory System
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Respiratory - Prefix, combining form, suffix
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  1. alveol/o
    air sac, alveolus
  2. bronch/o
    airway, bronchus
  3. hem/o, hemato/o
    blood
  4. laryng/o
    voice box, larynx
  5. lob/o
    a rounded part, lobe
  6. muc/o
    mucus
  7. nas/o
    nose
  8. ox/i
    oxygen
  9. pharyng/o
    throat, pharynx
  10. phragm/o, phragmat/o
    partition
  11. pleur/o
    pleura, rib
  12. pneum/o, pneumon/o
    air lung
  13. pulmon/o
    lung
  14. rhin/o
    nose
  15. sept/o
    putrefying; wall, partition
  16. sinus/o
    cavity
  17. thorac/o
    chest, thorax
  18. trache/o
    windpipe, trachea
  19. a-, an-
    without, absence of
  20. brady-
    slow
  21. dys-
    bad, abnormal, painful, difficult
  22. epi-
    upon, over, above, on top
  23. eu-
    normal, good
  24. hyper-
    excessive, abnormally high, above
  25. hypo-
    deficient, abnormally low, below
  26. tachy-
    rapid fast
  27. orth/o
    straight
  28. -algia
    condition of pain
  29. -capnia
    condition of carbon dioxide
  30. -dynia
    condition of pain
  31. -emia
    condition of blood
  32. -oxia
    condition of oxygen
  33. -phonia
    condition of sound or voice
  34. -pnea
    breath
  35. -ptysis
    to cough up
  36. -rrhagia
    abnormal discharge
  37. -spasm
    sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
  38. -staxis
    dripping
  39. atel/o
    incomplete
  40. carcin/o
    cancer
  41. coccidioid/o
    Coccidioides immitis (a fungus)
  42. coni/o
    dust
  43. cyst/o
    bladder, sac
  44. embol/o
    plug
  45. fibr/o
    fiber
  46. glott/o
    opening into the windpipe
  47. myc/o
    fungus
  48. py/o
    pus
  49. sphyx/o
    pulse
  50. sten/o
    narrow
  51. tonsill/o
    almond, tonsil
  52. tubercul/o
    little swelling
  53. aden/o
    gland
  54. angi/o
    blood vessel
  55. dilat/o
    to widen
  56. ot/o
    ear
  57. spir/o
    breathe
  58. -al
    pertaining to
  59. -ary
    pertaining to
  60. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  61. -ectomy
    surgical excision, removal
  62. -gram
    a record or image
  63. -graphy
    recording process
  64. -ion
    process
  65. -logist
    one who studies
  66. -meter
    measure, measuring instrument
  67. -metry
    measurement, process of measuring
  68. -oid
    resembling
  69. -plasty
    surgical repair
  70. -scopy
    process of viewing
  71. -stomy
    surgical creation of an opening
  72. -tomy
    incision, to cut

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