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Glossary of respiratory system, chapter 11

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aive -
hollow, cavity
amygdal -
[almond], tonsil
anthrax, anthrac-
coal; anthrax
aux-, -auxe, -auxis
grow, increase
bacter(i)-
[small staff] bacterium
bronch(i)-
[windpipe] bronchus
capn-
[smoke] carbon dioxide
cocc-, -coccus
[berry] coccus (a type of spherical bacterium)
coni-, koni-
dust
labi-
lip
larynx, laryng-
larynx
paresis
slackening of strength, paralysis
pharynx, pharyng-
pharynx
phys-
air, gas
pleur-
[side] pleura
pne-
breathe
pneum(at)-
[breath] air, gas
pneum(on)-
lung
sider-
iron
spir(at)-
breathe
staphyl-
[bunch of grapes] uvula, palate; staphylococci (microorganisms that cluster together like a bunch of grapes)
stern-
chest, breast, breastbone
steth-
chest, breast
strept-
[twisted] streptococci (microorganisms that form a twisted chain)
sud(or)-
sweat, fluid
thorax, thorac-
chest cavity, plueral cavity, thorax
trach(e)-, trachy-
[rough] trachea

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