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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
bronch(i)-
Combining Form
[windpipe] bronchus
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] streptococci (microorganisms that form twisted chains)
sud(or)-
Combining Form
sweat, fluid
thorax, thorac-
Combining Form
chest cavity, pleural cavity, thorax
trach(e)-, trachy-
Combining Form
[rough] trachea