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alveol/o

air sac, alveolus

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bronch/o (/i)

airway, bronchus

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laryng/o

voice box, larynx

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lob/o

a rounded part, lobe

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muc/o

mucus

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nas/o, rhin/o

nose

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ox/i

oxygen

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pharyng/o

throat, pharynx

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phragm/o, phragmat/o

partition

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pleur/o

pleura, rib

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pneum/o, pneumon/o

air, lung

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pulmon/o

lung

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sept/o

putrefying; wall, partition

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sinus/o

cavity

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thorac/o

chest, thorax

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trache/o

windpipe, trachea

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eu-

normal, good

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-capnia

condition of carbon dioxide

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-phonia

condition of sound or voice

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-pnea

breath

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-ptysis

to cough up

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-staxis

dripping

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anoxia

an-, without, absence of
-oxia, condition of oxygen

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aphonia

a-, without, absence of
-phonia, condition of sound or voice
without sound or voice

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apnea

a-, without, absence of
-pnea, breath
longer than normal pause between breaths
sleep apnea, longer pauses or shallow breath during sleep

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bradypnea

brady-, slow
-pnea, breath
abnormal slowing of the breathing rhythm

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bronchospasm

bronch/o, airway, bronchus
-spasm, involuntary muscle contraction
narrowing of the airway caused by the contraction of the smooth muscles in the walls of the bronchioles

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Cheyne-Stokes respiration

repeated pattern of distressed: deep then shallow breathing

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dysphonia

dys-, abnormal, bad, difficult
-phonia, condition of sound or voice
hoarse voice

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dyspnea

dys-, abnormal, bad, difficult
-pnea, breath
difficult breathing