Chap 7 Root words.txt

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Chap 7 Root words.txt
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Chap 7 Root words
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  1. nas/o; rhin/o (upper respiratory)
    nose
  2. sept/o (upper respiratory)
    septum
  3. sinus/o (upper respiratory)
    sinus, cavity
  4. adenoid/o (upper respiratory)
    adenoids
  5. tonsill/o (upper respiratory)
    tonsils
  6. pharyng/o (upper respiratory)
    pharynx (throat)
  7. epiglott/o (upper respiratory)
    epiglottis
  8. laryng/o (upper respiratory)
    larynx (voice box)
  9. trache/o (upper respiratory)
    trachea (windpipe)
  10. bronchi/o; bronch/o (upper respiratory)
    bronchus (plural bronchi)
  11. bronchiol/o (lower respiratory)
    bronchiole
  12. alveol/o (lower respiratory)
    alveous; air sac
  13. pleur/o (lower respiratory)
    pleura
  14. pneum/o; pneumon/o (lower respiratory)
    air; lung
  15. pulmon/o (lower respiratory)
    lung
  16. anthrac/o
    coal; coal dust
  17. atel/o
    incomplete; imperfect
  18. coni/o
    dust
  19. cyan/o
    blue
  20. lob/o
    lobe
  21. orth/o
    straight
  22. ox/i; ox/o
    oxygen
  23. pector/o
    chest
  24. steth/o
    stethoscope
  25. thorac/o
    chest
  26. phren/o
    diaphragm; mind
  27. spir/o
    breathe
  28. -capnia
    carbon dioxide
  29. -osmia
    smell
  30. -phonia
    voice
  31. -pnea
    breathing
  32. -ptysis
    spitting
  33. -thorax
    chest
  34. brady-
    slow
  35. dys-
    bad; painfull; difficult
  36. eu-
    good; normal
  37. tachy-
    rapid

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