Respiratory System Word Part Quiz

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Word parts concerned with the Respiratory System

para-

near

rrhea

abnormal flow or discharge

trache/o

trachea

-osis

abnormal condition

-otomy

surgical incision

nas/o

nose

sinus

sinuses

bronch/o

bronchus

-plasty

surgical repair

-al

pertaining to

pharyng/o

pharynx or throat

pleur/o

pleura

-pnea

breathing

phren/o

diaphagm

-tachy

rapid breathing

-ic

pertaining to

laryng/o

larynx or voice box

pneum/o

lung or air

-brady

slow breathing

stoma

artificial mouth or opening

pulm/o

lung

-plegia

paralysis

thorax/o

chest

hyper-

excessive

spasm

sudden involuntary contraction

hypo-

decreased

bronchi

bronchi

ptysis

spitting

ox/o

oxygen

lob/o

lobe

phon/o

voice or sound

atel/o

incomplete

cyan/o

blue

spiro

to breathe

rhin/o

nose

sept/o

septum

metry

to measure

anthrac/o

coal dust

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