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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
BRONCHI
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, breath
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