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Alve-

(Alveol-)
Combining Form

hollow, cavity

(alveoli of the lungs or dental alveoli)
Amygdal-
Combining Form

tonsil
Anthrax, Anthrac
Combining Form

coal; anthrax
Aux-, Auxe-, Auxis-
Combining Form

grow, increase

(indicate nouns meaning increase in size, abnormal growth of a part)
Bacter(i)
Combining form

bacterium
Bronch(i)
Combining Form

bronchus
Capn-
Combining Form

carbon dioxide
Cocc-, -Coccus
Combining Form

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

pharynx
Phys-
Combining Form

air, gas
Pleur-
Combining Form

pleura
Pne-
Combining Form

breathe
Pneum(at)-
Combining Form

air, gas
Pneum(on)-
Combining Form

lung
Sider-
Combining Form

iron
Spir(at)-
Combining Form

breathe
Staphyl-
Combining Form

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

streptococci (microorganisms that form twisted chains)
Sud(or)
Combining Form

sweat, fluid
Thorax, Thorac
Combining Form

chest cavity, pleural cavity, thorax
Trache(e)-, Trachy-
Combining Form

trachea