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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
[sick] 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(microorganism that cluster together like a bunch of grapes)
sten-
Combining form
chest, breast, breastbone
steth-
Combining form
chest, breast
strept-
Combining form
[twisted], steptococci (microorganism 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