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CNHP Ch 10

Respiratory System ensures the body's oxygen requirements are met
Respiration exchange of air between the lungs and atmosphere
alveol/o alveolus (air sac)
bronch/o bronchus (airway)
bronchi/o bronchus (airway)
bronchiol/o bronchiole (little airway)
capn/o carbon dioxide
carb/o carbon dioxide
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
lob/o lobe (a portion)
nas/o nose
rhin/o nose
or/o mouth
ox/o oxygen
palat/o palate
pector/o chest
steh/o chest
thorac/o chest
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
phren/o diaphragm (also mind)
pleur/o pleura (lining of lungs)
-pnea breathing
pneum/o air or lung
pneumon/o air or lung
pulmon/o lung
sinus/o sinus (cavity)
spir/o breathing
tonsil/o tonsil
trache/o trachea (windpipe)
uvul/o uvula
Created by: mcfralish
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