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Glossary of Lesson 11 Respiratory Sysytem

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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, 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-
[rough] trachea

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