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respiratory terminol


alveol/o air sac, alveolus
atel/o incomplete, imperfect
adenoid/o Adenoid
anthrac/o black
bronch/o bronchial tubes
bronchi/o bronchial tubes
bronchial/o bronchioles
cyan/o blue
coni/o Dust
hem/o blood
laryng/o Larynx
lob/o lobe
nas/o Nose
or/o mouth
ox/i Oxygen
ox/o oxygen
ox/y Oxygen
olfact/o smell, sense of smell
orth/o Straight
pharyng/o pharynx, throat
pector/o Chest
pneum/o lungs and air
pneumon/o lungs and air
pulm/o lungs
pulmon/o Lungs
pleur/o pleura, side of body
phren/o Diaphragm, mind
phon/o sound, voice
rhin/o Nose
steth/o chest
sphygm/o Pulse
sinus/o sinus, cavity
sept/o Partition
spir/o breathing, breath
tonsill/o Tonsils
trache/o trachea
thorac/o Chest
a- without, absence of
brady- slow
eu- good, normal, well, easily
pneu- lungs and air
tachy- rapid, fast
-capnia carbon dioxide
-ectasis stretching, dilation, enlargement
-meter measure
-osmia smell
-pnea breathing
-plegia paralysis
-phonia voice
-ptysis spitting
-spasm sudden involuntary contraction
-thorax pleural cavity, chest
Created by: Kellygour