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aer/o

air

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alveol/o

alveolus, air sac

2

anthrac/o

coal

3

atel/o

incomplete

4

bronch/o

bronchus

5

bronchi/o

bronchus

6

bronchiol/o

bronchiole

7

coni/o

dust

8

diaphragmat/o

diaphragm

9

epiglott/o

epiglottis

10

laryng/o

larynx

11

lob/o

lobe

12

nas/o

nose

13

muc/o

mucus

14

orth/o

straight, upright

15

ox/o, ox/i

oxygen

16

pharyng/o

pharynx

17

pleur/o

pleura

18

pneum/o

lung, air

19

pneumon/o

lung, air

20

pulmon/o

lung

21

rhin/o

nose

22

sept/o

wall

23

sinus/o

sinus

24

spir/o

breathing

25

trache/o

trachea, windpipe

26

tuss/o

cough

27

-capnia

carbon dioxide

28

-osmia

smell

29

-phonia

voice

30

-plegia

paralysis

31

-pnea

breathing

32

-ptysis

spitting

33

-spasm

involuntary muscle contraction

34

-thorax

chest

35

coni/o

dust

36

cyst/o

cyst, bladder

37

somn/o

sleep

38

-ectasis

dilation

39

-ostomy

surgically create an opening

40

-plasm

formation