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Glossary of Lesson 11 Respiratory System 2

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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, paryng-
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
stapyl-
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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