Respiratory system

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Are/o

Air

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Alveol/o

Alveoli

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Aeropagia

Eating or swallowing air

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Alveolitis

Inflammation of the alveoli

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Anthrac/o

Coal, coal dust

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Anthracosis

Abnormal condition of coal

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Bronch/o

Bronchus

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Bronchi/o

Bronchus

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Bronciolitis

Inflammation of the bronchiole

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Bronchiectasis

Dilation or expansion of the bronchus

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Bronchiol/o

Bronchiole

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Carcin/o

Cancer

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Carcinoma

Cancerous tumor

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Chondr/o

Cartilage

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Chondroplasty

Surgical repair of the cartilage

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Coni/o

Dust

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Coniosis

Abnormal condition caused by inhalation of dust

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Diaphragmat/o

Diaphragm

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Diaphragmatocele

Hernia of the diaphragm

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epiglott/o

epiglottis

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epiglottal

pertaining to the epiglottis

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laryng/o

larynx

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laryngitis

inflammation of the larynx

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lob/o

lobe

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lobectomy

excision or surgical removal of a lobe

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muc/o

mucus

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mucoid

resembling mucus

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nas/o

nose

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nasogastric

pertaining to the nose and stomach

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rhin/o

nose

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rhinitis

inflammation of the nose

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or/o

mouth, mouthlike opening

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oral

pertaining to the mouth

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stomat/o

mouth, mouthlike opening

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stomatitis

inflammation of the mouth

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orth/o

straight

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orthopnea

breathing in the straight position

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ox/i

oxygen

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oximeter

measuring instrument for oxygen

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ox/o

oxygen

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anoxia

condition of no oxygen

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pharyng/o

pharynx

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pharyngeal

pertaining to the pharynx

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phon/o

sound/ voice

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phonograph

recording instrument for sound or voice

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pleur/o

pleura

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pleurodynia

pain of the pluera

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pneum/o

lung, air

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pneumonia

condition of the lung

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pneumon/o

lung, air

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pneumonectomy

excision or surgical removal of the lung

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pulmon/o

lung

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pulmonary

pertaining to the lung

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sinus/o

sinus

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sinusoid

resembling a sinus

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spir/o

breathing

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spirometer

measuring instrument for breathing

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thorac/o

thorax

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thoracentesis

surgical puncture of the thorax

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tonsill/o

tonsil

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tonsillitis

inflammation of the tonsil

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trache/o

trachea

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tracheotomy

cutting into or incision of the trachea