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CWI med term Chapter 4 combining form

alveol/o- alveolus (air sac)
aspir/o- to breath in; to suck in
asthm/o- asthma
auscult/o- listening
bronchi/o- bronchus
bronchiol/o- bronchiole
bronch/o- bronchus
capn/o- carbon dioxide
cost/o- rib
cyan/o- blue
diaphragmat/o- diaphragm
glott/o- glottis (of the larynx)
hal/o- breathe
hem/o- blood
laryng/o- larynx (voice box)
lob/o- lobe of an organ
mucos/o- mucous membrane
nas/o- nose
ox/i- oxygen
ox/o- oxygen
ox/y- oxygen; quick
pector/o- chest
pharyng/o- pharynx (throat)
phren/o- diaphragm; mind
pleur/o- pleura (lung membrane)
pne/o- breathing
pneum/o- lung; air
pulmon/o- lung
pneumon/o- lung; air
py/o- pus
sept/o- septum (dividing wall)
spir/o- breath; a coil
thorac/o- thorax (chest)
tubercul/o- nodule; tuberculosis
turbin/o- scroll-like structure; teubinate
tuss/o- cough
trache/o- trachea (windpipe)
ventil/o- movement of air
Created by: Kirkbauer