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adenoid/o

adenoids

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alveol/o

alveolus (plural: alveoli)

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atel/o

incomplete, imperfect

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bronch/o, bronchi/o

bronchus (plural: bronchi)

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chondr/o

cartilage

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epiglott/o

epiglottis

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laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

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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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pharyng/o

pharynx (throat)

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pleur/o

pleura

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pneum/o, pneumon/o

air; lung

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sinus/o

sinus, cavity

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spir/o

to breath

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thorac/o

chest

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tonsill/o

tonsils

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trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

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acid/o

acid

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aer/o

air

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arteri/o

artery

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carcin/o

cancer

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cyst/o

bladder

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fibr/o

fiber, fibrous tissue

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gastr/o

stomach

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hem/o

blood

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hepat/o

liver

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hydr/o

water

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melan/o

black

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muc/o

mucus

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my/o

muscle

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myc/o

fungus

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orth/o

straight

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tom/o

to cut

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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-ectomy

excision, removal

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-rrhaphy

suture

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-tome

instrument to cut

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-tomy

incision

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-algia, -dynia

pain

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-cele

hernia, swelling

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-ectasis

dilation, expansion

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-emia

blood condition

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-graphy

process of recording

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-itis

inflammation

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-logist

specialist in study of

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-malacia

softening

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-metry

act of measuring

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-oma

tumor

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-osis

abnormal condition; increase (used with blood cells)

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-pathy

disease

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-phagia

swallowing, eating

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-phobia

fear

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-plasm

formation, growth

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-plegia

paralysis

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-pnea

breathing

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-rrhagia

bursting forth (of)

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-scope

instrument for examining

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-scopy

visual examination

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-spasm

involuntary contraction, twitching

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-stenosis

narrowing, stricture

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-therapy

treatment

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-thorax

chest

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-al, -ic, -ous

pertaining to

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-ia

condition

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-ist

specialist

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an-

without, not

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epi-

above, upon

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eu-

good, normal

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hyp-, hypo-

under, below, deficient

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macro-

large

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micro-

small

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neo-

new

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peri-

around