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chapter 8

alveol/o alveolus
bronch/o; bronch/i bronchus
bronchiol/o bronchus
epiglott/o epiglottis
laryng/o larynx
nas/o nose
othr/o straight
pector/o chest
pharyng/o pharynx
phren/o diaphragm
pleur/o pleura
pneum/o lung; air
pulmon/o lungs
rhin/o nose
sinus/o sinus
spir/o breathe; breath
tonsill/o tonsils
thorac/o chest
trache/o trachea
anthrac/o coal
atel/o incomplete
coni/o dust
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
muc/o mucus
ox/i oxygen
py/o pus
-capnia carbon dioxide
-ectasis stretching; dilatation
-meter instrument to measure
-metry measuring
-phonia sound; voice
-pnea breathing
-ptysis coughing; spitting up
-(r)rhagia hemorrhage
-(r)rhea copious discharge
-thorax chest
anoxia lack of oxygen in the blood
apnea lack or temporary cessation of breathing
bronchitis inflammation of the bronchi
eupnea normal breathing
hemothorax blood in the thorax or chest cavity
tracheostenosis narrowing of the trachea
laryngotracheotomy incision into the larynx and trachea
rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nose
hemoptysis coughing up blood or blood-tinged sputum
dyspnea difficulty breathing
laryngitis inflammation of the larynx
pyothorax; empyema pus in the pleural space
epistaxis; rhinorrhagia rapid flow of blood from the nose
adenoidectomy surgical removal of the adenoids
pneumonectomy surgical removal of a lung
tracheotomy incision into the trachea
thoracentesis surgical puncture into the thorax to withdraw fluid
hyperpnea excessive or increased breathing
atelectasis incomplete expansion of the lungs
bronchogenic carcinoma lung cancer
bronchiectasis dilatation of the bronchi
coryza common cold
emphysema distention and distruction of the alveolar wall
mucopurulent containing both mucus and pus
pertussis whopping cough
anthracosis black lung disease
asphyxia oxygen deprived
pleural effusion escape of fluid into the pleural space
pneumonia acute lung inflammation
pulmonary edema swelling of the lungs
rhinorrhea runny nose
sputum material coughed up from the lungs
Created by: tinkerbelles