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Respiratory System 9

Combining Forms

/ectasis open too far
/ostomy surgical procedure for creating opening
py/o pus
o/ptysis to spit
bronch/o bronchus (airway)
pulmon/o lung (adj.)
sinus/o sinus cavity
spir/o breathing
thorac/o chest
tonsill/ tonsil
trache/o trachea (windpipe)
lob/o lobe (a portion)
nas/o nose
or/o mouth
ox/o oxygen
-pnea breathing
pharyng/o throat
phren/o diaphragm
bronchiol/o bronchiole (small airway)
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
endo- within
alveol/o alveolus (air sac)
pleur/o pleura (lining around lung)
pneum/o air
pneumon/o lung
Created by: jhlcc