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alveol/o

alveolus (air sac)

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bronch/o, bronchi/o

bronchus (airway)

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bronchiol/o

bronchiole (little airway)

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capn/o, carb/o

carbon dioxide

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laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

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lob/o

lobe (a portion)

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nas/o, rhin/o

nose

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or/o

mouth

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ox/o

oxygen

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palat/o

palate

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pharyng/o

pharynx (throat)

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phren/o

diaphragm (also mind)

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pleur/o

pleura (lining of lungs)

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pneum/o, pneumon/o

air or lung

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pulmon/o

lung

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sinus/o

sinus (cavity)

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spir/o

breathing

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thorac/o, pector/o, steth/o

chest

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tonsill/o

tonsil

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trache/o

Trachea (windpipe)

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uvul/o

uvula

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Larynx

voice box; passageway for air moving from the pharynx to the trachea; contains the vocal cords

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nasopharynx

part of the pharynx directly behind the nasal passages

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oropharynx

central portion of the pharynx between the roof of the mouth and the upper edge of the epiglottis

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laryngopharynx

lower part of the pharynx, just below the oropharyngeal opening into the larynx and esophagus

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diaphragm

muscular partition that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity and that moves upward and downward to aid in respiration

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mediastinum

partition that separates the thorax into two compartments (containing the right and left lungs) and that encloses the heart, esophagus, trachea, and thymus gland

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parenchyma

functional tissues of any organ, such as the tissues of the bronchioles, alveoli, ducts, and sacs, that perform respiration

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Eupnea

normal breathing

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bradypnea

slow breathing