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bronch/i, bronch/o
bronchus
capn/o
carbon dioxide
pleur/a, pleur/o
rib, side, pleura
pneum/a, pneum/o, pneumat/o
1. presence of air or gas
2. lung
3. breathing
pulm/o, pulmon/o
lungs
spir/o
breathing
thorac/o, thracic/o
chest
bronch/o - rrhaphy
bronchorrhaphy
bronchus - surgical suturing
suture of a wound of the bronchus
bronch/o - rrhea
bronchorrhea
bronchus - flowing
excessive secretions from the bronchial mucosa, resulting in copious production of thin sputum
hem/o - ptysis
hemoptysis
blood - spitting
spitting of blood derived from the lungs or bronchial tubes as a result of pulmonary or bronchial hemorrhage
orth/o - pnea
orthopnea
straight, normal - breath, respiration
discomfort in breathing that is brought on or aggravated by lying flat
spir/o - graph
spriograph
breathing - instrument used for recording
a device for representing graphically the depth and rapidity of respiratory movements
trache/o - bronch/i - itis
tracheobronchitis
trachea - bronchus - inflammation
inflammation of the mucous membrane of the trachea and bronchi
thorac/o- tomy
thoracotomy
chest - incision, a cutting operation
inicision through the chest wall into the pleural space