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NHTC Pulmonology

NHTC 8 Pulmonology Medical Terms

bronchi bronchus
al pertaining to
erythro red
cytes cells
homeo same
stasis standing still
nas/o nose
rhin/o nose
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
trache/o trachea
alveol/o alveolus (plural = alveoli)
bronch/o bronchus (plural = brnchi)
bronchi/o bronchus
lob/o lobe
pector/o chest
steth/o chest
thorac/o chest
pleur/o pleura
pneum/o air, lung
pneumon/o lung
pulmon/o lung
anthrac/o black, coal
atel/o incomplete, imperfect
coni/o dust
hem/o blood
orth/o straight
ox/o oxygen
phren/o diaphragm, mind
spir/o breathe
brady- slow
dys- bad, painful, difficult
eu- good, normal
tachy- rapid
hyper- excessive, above normal
atel incomplete, imperfect
ectasis dialation, expansion
emphys to inflate
ema state, condition
osis abnormal condition
chalic limestone
ia condition
ary pertaining to, relating to
tubercul a little swelling
itis inflammation
hemo blood
hydro water
pleur pleura
isy state, condition
a without, not
sphyxia pulse
hypo under, below
ortho straight
ptysis spitting
an without, not
cyan blue
osis abnormal
capnia carbon dioxide (CO2)
angio vessel
graphy process of recording
scopy visual examination
tomy incision
stomy forming an opening
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