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Adendiod

Adenoids (lymphatic tissue behind the nasal cavity)

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Alveolo

Air sac

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Atelo

Imperfect, incomplete

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Bronchio

Bronchus

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Broncho

bronchus

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Capno

Carbon Dioxide

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DIaphragmato

diaphragm

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Epiglotto

Epiglottis

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Hemato

Blood

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Hemo

blood

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Laryngo

Larynx; voice box

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Lobo

lobe;section

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muco

mucus

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naso

nose adj

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ortho

straight

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oxi

oxygen

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oxo

oxygen

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pharyngo

pharynx;throat

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phono

sound or voice

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phreno

diaphragm

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pleuro

pleura

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pneumato

lung, air

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pneumo

air

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pneumono

lung noun

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pulmono

lung adj

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pyo

pus

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Radio

x rays

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rhino

nose, noun

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septo

septum ( wall dividing a structure)

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Sinuso

sinus ( air filled cavity within a bone)

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Somno

Sleep

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sono

sound

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spiro

breathe, breathing

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thoraco

thorax, chest

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tomo

to cut, section or slice

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tonsillo

tonsil (lympthaic tissue on the sides of the throat

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tracheo

trachea; windpipe

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a

without or absence of

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endo

within

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eu

normal good

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poly

many, much

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tachy

rapid fast

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Algia

pain

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cele

hernia or protrusion

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centesis

surgical procedure to remove fluid (aspirate)

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Ectasis

stretching out, dilation, expansion

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emia

blood condition

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gram

record

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graph

instrument used to record

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Graphy

process of recording

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meter

instrument used to measure

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pexy

surgical fixation; suspension

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pnea

breathing

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rrhaiga

rapid flow of blood

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scope

instrument used for visual examination

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scopic

pertaining to visual examination

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scopy

visual examination

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spasm

sudden involuntary muscle contraction

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stenosis

constriction or narrowing

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stomy

creating o an artificial opening

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thorax

chest

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tomy

cut into or incision