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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, aux, auxe, auxis
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
berry coccus (a type of spherical bacterium)
-cone, 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)
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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