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Glossary of Respiratory System: Lesson 11 Flashcards

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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:indicates nouns;increase in size, abnormal growth of a part
BACTER(I)-
COMBINING FORM:(small staff) bacterium
BRONCH(I)-
COMBINING FORM:(windpipe)bronchus;from the bronchial tubes
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:(breathe)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) stretococci (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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