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Glossary of Lesson 11- Medical Vocab- Respiratory System

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alve-
Combining Form
hollow, cavity
amygdal-
Combining Form
tonsil
anthrax
anthrac-
Combining Form
coal; anthrax
aux-
-auxe
-auxis
Combining Form
grow, increase
bacter(i)-
Combining Form
bacterium
bronch(i)-
Combining Form
bronchus
capn-
Combining Form
carbon dioxide
cocc-
-coccus
Combining Form
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
pharynx
phys-
Combining Form
air, gas
pleur-
Combining Form
pleura
pne-
Combining Form
breathe
pneum(at)-
Combining Form
air, gas
pneum(on)-
Combining Form
lung
sider-
Combining Form
iron
spir(at)-
Combining Form
breathe
staphyl-
Combining Form
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
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
trachea

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