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Chapter 9

Romich

TermDefinition
Alveol/o combining form small sac.
Bronch/o combining form for bronchiole
Capn/o refers to CO2
Diaphragmat/o and phren/o diaphram
Epiglott/o epiglottis
Laryng/o Larynax
Nas/o and rhin/o nose
Olfact/o Smell
Ox/i, ox/o, and ox/y O2
Pala/o
Pharyng/o throat
Pleur/o membrane surrounding the lung
Pneum/o, pneumon/o, and pneu air
Pulm/o and plumon/o lung
Thorac/o chest cavity
Tonsill/o tonsil
Trache/o windpipe
-pnea breathing
-thorax chest
Dia- across
stridor snoring, squeaking, or whistling that suggests airway narrowing.
crepitation fine or coarse interrupted crackling noises coming from collapsed or fluid-filled alveoli during inspiration; also called rales (rahlz) or crackles.
percussion diagnostic procedure used to determine density in which sound is produced by tapping various body surfaces with the finger or an instrument. The sound produced over the chest where air is present differs from that of an area where fluid is present.
Created by: kgwellnitz4