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Medical Terminology Lesson 3: Respiratory Root Terms A - Z

broncho bronchi, airway
bronchitis bronchial inflammation
cili hairlike processes
ciliogenesis cili forming
ecsstasis expansion
atelectasis abnormal expansion
laryngo larynx, voice box
laryngitis larynx inflammation
naso nose
nasology nose, study of
oro mouth
orofacial mouth and 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
pheumonectomy 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: lwhid