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alveol/o

alveolus

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anthrac/o

coal

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atel/o

incomplete

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bronch/o; bronch;i

bronchus

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bronchiol/o

bronchiole

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coni/o

dust

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epiglott/o

epiglottis

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laryng/o

larynx

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muc/o

mucus

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nas/o

nose

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orth/o

straight

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ox/i

oxygen

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pector/o

chest

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pharyng/o

pharynx; throat

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phren/o

diaphragm

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pleur/o

pleura

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pneum/o

lung; air

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pulmon/o

lung

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py/o

pus

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rhin/o

nose

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sinus/o

sinus

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spir/o

breathe; breath

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tonsill/o

tonsils

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thorac/o

thorax; chest

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trache/o

trachea

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eu-

normal

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-capnia

carbon dioxide

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-ectasis

stretching; dilation

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-phonia

sound; voice

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-pnea

breathing

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-ptysis

coughing; spitting up

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-(r)hea

copious discharge; flow

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-thorax

chest