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Unit 8 Resp Sys

Respiratory System

bronch/o bronchus
laryng/o larynx
nas/o,rhin/o nose
pharyng/o pharynx
phren/o diaphragm
pleur/o pleural membrane
pne/o breath
pneumo/ lung,air
pneumon/o lung,air
pulmon/o lung,air
scler/o hard
spir/o respiration,breath
thorac/o thorax
trache/o trachea
a//an- without
ambi- both
brady- slow
dys- diffucult,painful
endo- inside
ex- outside
hypo- decreased
hyper- increased
tachy- rapid,fast
-algia pain
-eal pertaining to
-pnea breathing
-spam involuntary contraction
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
ENT ear,noseand throat specialist
Uri upper respiratory infection
SOB short of breath
TB,Tb tuberculosis
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