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Pulmon/o

Lung

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-ectomy

Surgical removal excision

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-rrhea

Flow, discharge

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-stomy

Creation of an artificial opening

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-pnea

Breathing

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Bronch/o

Bronchus (singular)
Bronchi (plural)

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-scopic

Pertaining to visual examination

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Endo-

Within

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Ox/i

Oxygen

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Laryng/o

Larynx (voice box)

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-scope

Instrument used for visual examination

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-thorax

Chest, chest cavity

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Spir/o

Breathe, breathing

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-scopy

Visual examination

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-rrhagia

Rapid flow of blood

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A-
An-

Absence of, without

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Pneum/o
Pneumon/o

Lung, air

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Dys-

Difficult, painful, abnormal

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Capn/o

Carbon dioxide

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-centesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid

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-ia

Diseased state, condition of

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Nas/o
Rhin/o

Nose

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Trache/o

Trachea (windpipe)

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Pharyng/o

Pharynx (throat)

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Sinus/o

Sinus (singular)
Sinuses (plural)

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Thorac/o

Chest, chest cavity

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-meter

Instrument used to measure

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Muc/o

Mucus

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Hyper-

Above, excessive

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-ary
-eal

Pertaining to