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Glossary of Respiratory System from Lesson 11

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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
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] striptococci (microorganisms that form twisted chains)
sud(or)-
Combining Form

sweat, fluid
thorax, thorac-
Combining Form

cheast cavity, pleural cavity, thorax
trach(e)-, trachy-
Combining Form

[rough] trachea

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