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ALVE-
hollow, cavity
AMYGDAL-
[almond] tonsil
ANTHRAX, ANTHRAC-
coal; anthrax
AUX-, -AUXE, -AUXIS
grow, increase
BACTER(I)-
[small staff] bacterium
BRONCH(I)-
[windpipe] bronchus
CAPN-
[smoke]carbon dioxide
COCC-, -COCCUS
[berry] coccus (a type of spherical bacterium)
CONI-, KONI-
dust
LABI-
lip
LARYNX, LARYNG-
larynx
PARESIS
slackening of strength, paralysis
PHARYNX, PHARYNG-
[throat] pharynx
PHYS-
air, gas
PLEUR-
[side] pleura
PNE-
breathe
PNEUM(AT)-
[breath] air, gas
PNEUM(ON)-
lung
SIDER-
iron
SPIR(AT)-
breathe
STAPHYL-
[bunch of grapes] uvula, palate; staphylococci (microorganisms that cluster together like a bunch of grapes)
STERN-
chest, breast, breastbone
STETH-
chest, breast
STREPT-
[twisted] streptococci (microorganisms that form twisted chains)
SUD(OR)-
sweat, fluid
THORAX, THORAC-
chest cavity, pleural cavity, thorax
TRACH(E)-, TRACHY-
[rough] trachea

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