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Flashcards in 12 Respiratory System Terminology Deck (30):
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denoid/o

adenoids

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alveol/o

alveolus, air-sac

3

bronch/o, bronchi/o

bronchial tube, bronchus

4

bronichiol/o

bronchiole, small bronchus

5

capn/o

co2

6

coni/o

dust (pneumoconiosis)

7

epiglott/o

epiglottis

8

laryng/o

larynx, voice box

9

lob/o

lobe of the lung

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mediastin/o

mediastinum

11

nas/o, rhin/o

nose

12

orth/o

straight, upright (orthopnea-only comfortable to breath upright)

13

ox/o

oxygen

14

pector/o, thorac/o

chest

15

pharyng/o

pharynx, throat

16

phon/o

voice

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phren/o

diaphragm

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pleur/o

pleura

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pneum/o, pneumon/o, pulmon/o

air, lung

20

sunus/o

sinus, cavity

21

spir/o

breathing

22

tel/o

complete (atelectasis- incomplete expansion of the lung)

23

tonsill/o

tonsils

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trache/o

trachea, windpipe

25

-ema

condition

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-osmia

smell

27

-pnea

breathing

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-ptysis

spitting

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-sphyxia

pulse

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-thorax

pleural cavity, chest

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