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Glossary of Emmanuel Torres Med Vocab Lesson 11

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Alve-
Combining Form

hollow, cavity

(refers to alveoli of hte lungs or to dental alveoli)
Amygdal-
Combining Form

[almond] tonsil
Anthrax-, Anthrac-
Combining Form

coal; anthrax
Aux-, -auxe, -auxis
Combining Form

grow, increase
Bacter(i)-
Combining Form

[small staff] bacterium
Bronch(i)-
Combining Form

[windpipe] bronchus
Capn-
Combining Form

[smoke] carbon dioxide
Cocc-, -coccus
Combining Form

[berry] coccus (a type of spherical bacterium)
Coni-, Koni-
Combining Form

dust
Labi-
Combining Form

lip
Larynx-, Laryng-
Combining Form

larynx
Paresis
Combining Form

slackening of strength, paralysis
Pharynx, Pharyng
Combining Form

[throat] pharynx
Phys-
Combining Form

air, gas
Pleur-
Combining Form

[side] pleura
Pne-
Combining Form

breathe
Pneum(at)-
Combining Form

[breath] air, gas
Pneum(on)-
Combining Form

lung
Sider-
Combining Form

iron
Spir(at)-
Combining Form

breathe
Staphyl-
Combining Form

[bunch of grapes] uvula, palate, staphylococci (microorganisms that cluster together like a bunch of grapes)
Stern-
Combining Form

chest, breast, breastbone
Steth-
Combining Form

chest, breast
Strept-
Combining Form

[twisted] streptococci (microorganisms that form twisted chains)
Sud(or)-
Combining Form

sweat, fluid
Thorax-, Thorac-
Combining Form

chest cavity, pleural cavity, thorax
Trach(e)-, Trachy-
Combining Form

[rough] trachea

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