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Bronch/o
or
Bronchi/o

Bronchial tube
or
Bronchus

1

Cyan/o

Blue

2

Eu-

Good
Normal
Well
Easy

3

Laryng/o

Larynx (speech)

4

Nas/o
or
Rhin/o

Nose

5

Ox/i
Ox/o
Ox/y

Oxygen

6

Pharyng/o

Pharynx (throat)

7

Phon/o

Sound
or
Voice

8

Pleur/o

Pleura
or
Side of body

9

Pnea

Breathing

10

Pneumo
Pneumon/o
Pneu-

Lung
or
Air

11

Pulm/o

Pulmon/o

Lung

12

-ptysis

Spitting

13

Somn/o

Sleep

14

Spir/o

To breathe

15

Tachy-

Fast
or
Rapid

16

Thorac/o

Chest

17

-thorax

Chest
or
Pleural cavity

18

Trache/o

Trachea (windpipe)

19

Tuss

Cough

20

Sinus/o

Sinus

21

-epiglott/o

Epiglottis (closes trachea when swallowing)

22

Alveol/o

Alveoli