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1

adenoid/o

adenoids
*adenoid/ectomy = excision of the adenoids
[-ectomy=excision, removal]

2

laryng/o

larynx (voice box)
*laryng/o/scope = instrument for examining the larynx
[-scope=instrument to examine]

3

nas/o

nose
*nas/al = pertaining to the nose
[-al=pertaining to]

4

rhin/o

nose
*rhin/o/rrea = dicharge from the nose (runny nose), often the result of a cold or allergy
[-rrhea=discharge, flow]

5

pharyng/o

pharynx (throat)
*pharyng/o/spasm = involuntary contraction or twitching of the pharynx or throat
[-spasm=involuntary contraction, twitching

6

tonsill/o

tonsils
*tonsill/ectomy = removal of the tonsils
[-ecotmy=excision, removal]

7

trache/o

trachea (windpipe)
*trache/o/tomy = incision of the trachea
[-tomy=incision]

8

alveol/o

alveolus, air sac
*alveol/ar = pertaining to the alveolus (alveoli) or air sac
[-ar=pertaining to]

9

bronch/o

bronchus (plural, bronchi)
*bronch/o/scopy = visual examination of the bronchi through a bronchoscope
[-scopy=visual examination]

10

bronchi/o

bronchus (plural, bronchi)
*bronchi/ectasis = expansion or dilation of the bronchi
[-ectasis=expansion, dilation]

11

bronchiol/o

bronchiole
*bronchiol/itis = inflammation of the bronchiole(s)
[-itis=inflammation]

12

phren/o

diaphragm
*phren/algia = pain in the diaphragm
[-algia=pain]

13

pneum/o

air; lung
*pneum/o/melan/osis = abnormal condition of blackening of the lung tissue (caused by inhalation of coal dust or other black particles)
[melan=black; -osis= abnormal condition]

14

pneumon/o

air; lung
*pneumon/ia = abnormal condition of the lungs
[-ia=condition]

15

pulmon/o

lung
*pulmon/o/logist= physician or medical specialist who treats pulmonary diseases
[-logist=specialist in the study of]

16

thorac/o

chest
*thorac/o/pathy = disease of the thorax (chest)
[-pathy=disease]

17

aer/o

air
*aer/o/phagia = swallowing or eating air
[-phagia=wallowing, eating]

18

cyan/o

blue
*cyan/osis = abnormal condition of blue (skin)
[-osis=abnormal condition]

19

muc/o

mucus
*muc/oid = resembling mucus
[-oid=resembling]

20

myc/o

fungus
*myc/osis = any disease induced by a fungus
[-osis=abnormal condition]

21

orth/o

straight
*orth/o/pnea = (labored) breathing that improves when standing or sitting up {straight, breathing}
[-pnea=breathing]

22

py/o

pus
*py/o/thorax= pus in the chest
[-thorax=chest]

23

pleur/o

pleura
*pleur/o/dynia=pain in the pleura
[-dynia=pain]

24

mast/o

breast
{mastoid process-conical prominence projecting from the undersurface of the mastoid portion of the temporal bone}
*mastoid/itis = inflammation of one of the mastoid bones, usually an extension of a middle ear infection
[-itis=inflammation; -oid=resembling]

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