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Glossary of WMT Respiratory System

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acido
acid
alkalo
alkaline, basic
alveolo
alveoli
anthraco
coal
atelo
imperfect or incomplete
broncho, bronchio
bronchi
bronchiolo
bronchioles
conio
dust
embolo
embolus
epigloto
epiglottis
geno
origin beginning
fibro
fiber or fibrous
litho
stone or calculus
lobo
lob
malcao
softness, softening
naso, rhino
nose
oro
mouth
oxi
oxygen
palato
palate
pharyngo
pharynx
phaso
speech
phono
voice
phreno
diaphragm or mind
plaso
formation or development
plego
paralysis
pleuro
pleura
pneumo
lungs or air
pulmo, pulnomo, pneumono
lungs
spiro
to breathe
thoraco
chest
tracheo
trachea
epi-
above or upon
ex-out, without or away from
in-in, inside, or negative
meta-
change; next, as in series
neo-
new
sym-, syn-
joined together
-algia
pain
-ation
process
-capnia
carbon dioxide
-centiesis
surgical puncture
-ectasia, -ectasis
stretching or dilation
-gen, -genesis. -genous
origin or beginning
-iasis
condition
-lith
stone or calculus
-malacia
softness
-ole
little or small
-plasia
formation or development
-plasm
formation
-plegia
paralysis
-pnea
brathing
-ptosis
prolapse
-ptysis
spitting
-rrhea
flow or discharge
-stasis
stopping or controlling

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