Respiratory System Combining Forms

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alveol/o

alveolus (air sac)

bronch/o, bronchi/o

bronchus (airway)

bronchiol/o

bronchiole (little airway)

capn/o carb/o

carbon dioxide

laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

lob/o

lobe (a portion)

nas/o rhin/o

nose

or/o

mouth

ox/o

oxygen

palat/o

palate

pharyng/o

pharynx (throat)

phren/o

diaphragm (also mind)

pleur/o

pleura (lining of lungs)

pneum/o pneumon/o

air or lung

pulmon/o

lung

sinus/o

sinus (cavity)

spir/o, -pnea (suffix)

breathing

thorac/o pector/o steth/o -thorax

chest

tonsill/o

tonsil

trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

uvul/o

uvula

ether-

ether (very light or gas)

pneuma- pneumat-

air, gas, respiration (prefixes)

oxy-

sharp, acute, acid, pungent

lalia

speech

platy-

broad or flat

scala-

stair or step

antr

cavity with no opening

-schisis

split

trachy-

rough

trachel/o

neck, cervix

-staxis

to drip

-clysis -lavage

washing

glusso- glotto- -glot -glott

tongue, glottis

stroma

structural tissue

parenchyma

functional tissue

interstitium

space between two organs

phlegm

thick mucus of respiratory tract

muc/o muc/i blenn/o

mucus

-parous

produce

sputum

mucus coughed up

-ptysis

spitting, expectoration

ptyal/o

saliva

atel/o

imperfect, incomplete

coni/o koni/o

dust

status

condition

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