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Chapter 5

Lungs, Blood

-cele hernia or protrusion
sept/o septum (wall off fence)
-stenosis constriction or narrowing
-ar -ary -eal pertaining to
-emia in the blood
-graphy process of recording radiographic imaging
-algia pain
-meter instrument use to measure
-pnea breathing
-metry measurement
ox/i oxygen
tachy- fast, rapid
tonsil/o tonsil
trache/o trachea
pharyng/o pharynx
pulmon/o lung
eu- normal good
-gram record; radiographic image
-graph instrument used to record
son/o sound
atel/o imperfect; incomplete
a- an- absence of; without
adenoid/o adenoids
sinus/o sinus
nas/o, rhin/o nose
capn/o carbon dioxide
alveol/o alveolus
-pexy surgical fixation; suspension
tom/o to cut, section or slice
py/o pus
lob/o lobe
-thorax chest; chest cavity
-stomy creation of an artificial opening
-centesis surgical puncture to aspirate fluid (with a sterile needle)
-rrhagia rapid flow of blood
-ectasis stretching out; dilation; expansion
radi/o x-rays; ionizing radiation
endo- within
somn/o sleep
phon/o sound; voice
brochi/o, bronch/o bronchus
diaphragmat/o phren/o diaphragm
-scopy visual examination
orth/o straight
pneum/o pneumat/o pneumon/o lung; air
spir/o breathing, breathe
muc/o mucus
-scope instrument use for visual examination
-scopic pertaining to visual examination
-spasm sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
-tomy cut into; incision
laryng/o larynx
epiglott/o epiglottis
pleur/o pleura
hem/o hemat/o blood
thorac/o thorax; chest; chest cavity
poly- many much
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