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adenoid
adenoids
alveol
alveolus (singular)
alveoli (plural)
atel
incomplete, imperfect
bronch, bronchi
bronchial tube or bronchus
bronchiol
bronchiole
(smaller branch of bronchial tube)
coni
dust
cyan
blue
epiglott
epiglottis
hem, hemat
blood
hydr
water
laryng
larynx (voicebox)
lob
lobe
nas
nose
olig
scanty, few
or
mouth, oral cavity
orth
straight
ox, oxi
oxygen
pector
chest
pharyng
pharynx (throat)
phren
diaphragm
platy
flat
pleur
pleura
pneum, pneumon, pneumat
lung, air
pulmon
lung
py
pus
rhin
nose
sept
septum
sinus
sinus
spir
breathe
steth
chest
thorac
chest
tonsill
tonsils
trache
trachea
-al
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-ar
pertaining to
-ary
pertaining to
-capnia
carbon dioxide
-centesis
surgical puncture
-eal
pertaining to
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
-ectomy
removal or excision
-emia
blood
-ia
condition of
-ic
pertaining to
-ion, -tion
act of
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-logist
specialist in the study of
-meter
instrument to measure
-metry
process of measuring
-osis
abnormal condition
-osmia
smell
-pathy
disease
-phonia
voice
-plasty
surgical repair
-pnea
breathing
-ptysis
spitting
-rrhea
flow or discharge
-scope
instrument to view
-scopy
process of visually examining
-sphyxia
pulse
-stomy
to form an opening
-thorax
chest
-tic
pertaining to
-tomy
incision
a-, an-
without
brady-
slow
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
eu-
good, normal
hyper-
excessive, above normal
hypo-
deficient, below
in-
in
peri-
around
tachy-
fast
auscultation
listening to sounds within the body
percussion
tapping on the body and listening to the resulting sound
rales
abnormal crackling sounds heard when listening to the chest