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alveol/o

alveolus (air sac)

2

bronch/o, bronchi/o

bronchus (airway)

3

bronchiol/o

bronchiole (little airway)

4

capn/o, carb/o

carbon dioxide

5

laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

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lob/o

lobe (a portion)

7

nas/o, rhin/o

nose

8

or/o

mouth

9

ox/o

oxygen

10

palat/o

palate

11

pharyng/o

pharynx (throat)

12

phren/o

diaphragm (also mind)

13

pleur/o

pleura (lining of lungs)

14

pneum/o, pneumon/o

air or lung

15

pulmon/o

lung

16

sinus/o

sinus (cavity)

17

spir/o, -pnea

breathing

18

thorac/o, pector/o, steth/o

chest

19

tonsill/o

tonsil

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trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

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uvul/o

uvula