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Tachy-


Ex: tachy/pnea

Fast, rapid

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Pan-


Ex: pan/sinus/itis

All, total

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Endo-


Ex: endo/scope

Within

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Spir/o


Ex: spir/o/meter

Breathe, breathing

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-algia


Ex: thorac/algia

Pain

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Poly-


Ex: poly/somn/o/graphy

Many, much

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Eu-


Ex: eu/pnea

Normal, good

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A-, an-


Ex: a/pnea

Without or absence of

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-metry


Ex: spir/o/meter


Measurement

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-graphy


Ex: poly/somn/o/graphy

Process of recording, radiographic imaging

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-ecstasis


Ex: atel/ecstasis

Stretching out, dilation, expansion

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-cele


Ex: pneumat/o/cele

Hernia or protrusion

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-meter


Ex: spir/o/meter

Instrument used to measure

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-emia


Ex: hyp/ox/emia

Blood condition

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-centesis


Ex: thorac/o/centesis

Surgical puncture to aspirate fluid (with a sterile needle)

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-ar, -ary, -eal


Ex: laryng/eal

Pertaining to

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-pnea


Ex: a/pnea

Breathing

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-rrhagia


Ex: rhin/o/rrhagia

Rapid flow of blood

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-spasm


Ex: bronch/o/spasm

Sudden, involuntary muscle contraction

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-pexy


Ex: pleur/o/pexy

Surgical fixation, suspension

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-scopic


Ex: endo/scopic

Pertaining to visual examination

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-stenosis


Ex: trache/o/stenosis

Constriction or narrowing

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-scopy


Ex: endo/scopy

Visual examination

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-scope


Ex: bronch/o/scope

Instrument used for visual examination

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Bronchi/o, bronch/o


Ex: bronchi/ectasis

Bronchus

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Epiglott/o


Ex: epiglott/itis

Epiglottis

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Lob/o


Ex: lob/ectomy

Lobe

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Pharyng/o


Ex: pharyng/itis

Pharynx

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Pleur/o


Ex: pleur/itis

Pleura

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Nas/o, rhin/o


Ex: rhin/o/plasty

Nose

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Laryng/o


Laryng/itis

Larynx

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Diaphragmat/o, phren/o


Ex: diaphragmat/o/cele

Diaphragm

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Pneum/o, pneumat/o, pneumon/o


Ex: pneumon/ia

Lung, air

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Sept/o


Ex: sept/o/tomy

Septum (wall off, fence)

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Thorac/o


Ex: thorac/o/centesis

Thorax (chest)

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Trache/o


Ex: trache/o/stomy

Trachea

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Atel/o


Ex: atel/ectasis

Imperfect, incomplete

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Tonsill/o


Ex: tonsill/itis

Tonsil

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Sinus/o


Ex: sinus/o/tomy

Sinus

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Pulmon/o


Ex: pulmon/ary

Lung

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Capn/o


Ex: capn/o/meter

Carbon dioxide

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Muc/o


Ex: muc/oid

Mucus

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Ox/o, ox/I


Ex: ox/I/meter

Oxygen

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Phon/o


Ex: dys/phon/ia

Sound/ voice

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Hem/o, hemat/o


Ex: hem/o/thorax

Blood

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Orth/o


Ex: orth/o/pnea

Straight

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Py/o


Ex: py/o/thorax

Pus

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Somn/o


Ex: poly/somn/o/graphy

Sleep

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Adenoid/o


Ex: adenoid/itis

Adenoids

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Alveol/o


Ex: alveol/itis

Alveolus