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Respiratory System Word Part Quiz

Word parts concerned with the Respiratory System
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para-
near
rrhea
abnormal flow or discharge
trache/o
trachea
-osis
abnormal condition
-otomy
surgical incision
nas/o
nose
sinus
sinuses
bronch/o
bronchus
eu-
good
-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