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SHS Med Term

Respiratory System Combining form, prefix/suffix

Ox/o Oxygen
Hem/o Blood
Orth/o Straight
Pleur/o Pleura
Sinus/o Sinus
Epiglott/o Epiglottis
Diaphragmat/o Diaphragm
Pharyng/o Pharynx
Alveol/o Alveolus
Pulmon/o Lung
Thorac/o Thorax (chest)
Spir/o Breathe, Breathing
Muc/o Mucus
Sept/o Septum
Py/o Pus
Trache/o Trachea
Pneum/o Lung, Air
Rhin/o Nose
Laryng/o Larynx
Lob/o Lobe
Pneumon/o Lung, Air
Bronchiol/o Bronchiole
Nas/o Nose
Adenoid/o Adenoids
Hemat/o Blood
Pneumat/o Lung, Air
Bronch/i Bronchus
Atel/o Imperfect, Incomplete
Tonsill/o Tonsils
-phonia Sound or Voice
-meter Instrument to Measure
-scope, -scopic Visual Examination
-spasm Sudden Involuntary Muscle Contraction
-metry Measurement
-scope Instrument for Visual Examination
-pexy Surgical fixation, Suspension
-thorax Chest
-ary Pertaining to
-scopy Visual Examination
-graphy Process of Recording
-eal Pertaining to
-ar Pertaining to
-gram Record, X-ray Film
-algia Pain
Endo- Within
Pan- All, Total
-ostomy Creation of an Artificial Opening
-ectasis Stretching out, Dilatation, Expansion
-cele Hernia, Protrusion
-centesis Surgical Puncture to Aspirate Fluid
-otomy Cut Into or Incision
-capnia Carbon Dioxide
Eu- Normal
-pnea Breathing
-oxia Oxygen
-orrhagia Rapid Flow of Blood
A- Without or Absence of
-emia Blood condition
An- Without or Absence of
Bronch/o Bronchus
Ox/i Oxygen
Created by: KOberlin



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