Pulmonology

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alveol/o

alveolus (air sac)

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cyan

blue

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bronchi/o / Bronch/o

bronchus

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bronchiol/o

bronchiole

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coni/o

dust

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lob/o

lobe

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mediastin/o

mediastinum

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ox/i

oxygen

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pleur/o

pleura

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pneum/o

lung, air

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pneumon/o, pulmon/o

lung

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spir/o

breathing

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thorac/o

chest

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trache/o

trachea

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angi/o

vessel

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arteri/o

artery

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atel/o

incomplete

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carcin/o

cancer

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cardi/o

heart

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cyt/o

cell

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embol/o

plug

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fibr/o

fibrous

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hem/o

blood

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orth/o

straight

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py/o

pus

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al/ar/ary/ic

pertaining to

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algia/dynia

pain

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centesis

puncture to withdraw fluid

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ectasis

dilated

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ectomy

surgical removal

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genic

producing

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gram

record

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graph

instrument for recording

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graphy

process of recording

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ia

state of

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itis

inflammation

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meter

instrument for measuring

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metry

process of measuring

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ole

small

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oma

tumor, mass

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osis

abnormal condition

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ostomy

cutting into

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oxia

oxygen

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plasty

surgical repair

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pnea

breathing

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ptysis

spitting

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scope

instrument for viewing

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scopy

process of visually examining

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spasm

involuntary muscle contraction

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thorax

chest

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a/an

without

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brady

slow

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dys

painful, difficult

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endo

within, inner

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eu

normal, good

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hyper

excessive

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hypo

below, insufficient

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tachy

fast

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emphysema

pulmonary condition resulting from destruction of alveolar walls.

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pneumonia

acute inflammatory condition of lung, caused by bacterial and viral infection.

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pneumothorax

collection of air or gas in pleural cavity, can result in lung colapse