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Combining Forms

Combining Forms of The Respiratory System

alveol/o small, hollow air sac
anthrac/o coal
aspirat/o to draw in
atel/o imperfect
cheil/o lip
con/i dust
cyan/o dark blue
cyst/o sac
fibr/o fiber
halat/o spir/o breathe
hem/o blood
mes/o middle
nas/o rhinn/o nose
olfact/o smell
or/o mouth
orth/o straight
ox/o oxygen
palat/o palate
pector/o breast / chest
pharyng/o pharynx / throat
pneum/o pulmon/o lung
py/o pus
respirat/o breathing
rhonch/o snore
sarc/o flesh
thel/i nipple
thorac/o chest
tubercul/o a little swelling
ventilat/o to air
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