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adenoid/o

adenoids- lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils

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alveol/o

alveolus- air sac in the lung

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bronch/o
bronchi/o

bronchial tube, bronchus

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bronchiol,o

bronchiole- smallest branches of the bronchi. Terminal bronchioles lead to alveolar ducts

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capn/o

carbon dioxide- gas produced by body cells when oxygen and carbon atoms from food combine; exhales through the lungs

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coni/o

dust

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cyan/o

blue

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epiglotti/o

epiglottis- lid-like piece of cartilage that covers the larynx, preventing food from entering the larynx and trachea during swallowing

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laryng/o

larynx- voice box; containing the vocal cords

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lob/o

lobe- division of a lung

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mediastin/o

mediastinum- region between the lungs in the chest cavity. It contains the trachea, heart, lymph nodes, aorta, esophagus, and bronchial tubes

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nas/o

nose

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orth/o

straight, upright

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ox/o

oxygen

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pector/o

chest

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pharyng/o

pharynx, throat

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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

air, lung

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pulmon/o

lung

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rhin/o

nose

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sinus/o

sinus, cavity

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spir/o

breathing

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tel/o

complete

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thorac/o

chest

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tonsill/o

tonsils

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trache/o

trachea, windpipe