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