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Glossary of Lesson 11- Respiratory System

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ALVE-
combining form

hollow, cavity
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, brest
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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