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Medical Terminology


Root Terms & MeaningMedical Terms & Meaning
Broncho (bronchi, airway) Bronchitis (bronchial inflammation)
Cili (hair like processes) Ciliogenesis (cili forming)
Ectasis (expansion) Atelectasis (abnormal expansion)
Laryngo (larynyx, voice box) Laryngitis (larynx inflammation)
Naso (nose) Nasology (study of nose)
Oro (mouth) Orofacial (mouth & face)
Oxy (oxygen, keen) Oxyosmia (keen sense of smell)
Pector (breast, chest) Pectoralgia (chest nerve pain)
Pleura (rib side) Pleurisy (inflammation of exterior lung lining)
Pneumo (lung) Pneumonectomy (lung excision)
Ptysis (to spit) Hemoptysis (bloody sputum)
Pulmo (lungs) Pulmonology (lungs, study of)
Rhin (nose) Rhinitis (nose inflammation)
Tracheo (trachea, windpipe) Tracheostomy (trachea opening)
Created by: manujamz