Medical Terminology Exam 1 - Respiration

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alveolus

air sac in the lung where gas exchange takes place

bronco-

bronchus, main branch of the trachea

-capnia

carbon dioxide

carina

keel (of a boat)

cilium

hair

conio-

dust

diaphragm

partition across a wall

glottis

opening in the larynx that goes into the trachea

larynx

upper part of the trachea where the vocal cords are located

mediastinum

middle septum

naris

nostril pl. nares

naso-

combining form for nose

-osmia

condition of smell

parietal

relating to wall or cavity

pectoro-

chest

pharynx

tube connecting mouth and nasal passage with esophagus

-phonia

voice

-physemia

bellows

pleura

serous membrane lining the chest cavity

-pnea

breathing

pneumato-, pneumo-

Gr. air or lung

pulmono-

lung

rhino-

nose

septum

wall, partition

-spire

breathe (also Gr. for coil)

stetho-

chest

thorax

part of the trunk containing the heart and lungs

trachea

"rough air carrier", the windpipe

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