Med Terms 1 Chapter 4 Pulmonology ACC

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Med Terms 1 C Hapter 4


 
  
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anthrac/o-
 
combining form: coal
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apic/o-
 
combining form: apex (tip)
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atel/o-
 
combining form: incomplete
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brady-
 
prefix: slow
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bronch/o-
 
combining form: bronchus
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-centesis
 
suffix: procedure to puncture
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chron/o-
 
combining form: time
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cost/o-
 
combining form: rib
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cyan/o-
 
combining form: blue
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de-
 
prefix: reversal of; without
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dys-
 
prefix: painful; difficult; abnormal
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-ectasis
 
suffix: condition of dilation
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-ema
 
suffix: condition
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embol/o-
 
combining form: embolus (occluding plug)
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eu-
 
prefix: normal; good
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glott/o-
 
combining form: glottis (of the larynx)
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hal/o-
 
combining form: breathe
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inter-
 
prefix: between
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laryng/o-
 
combining form: larynx (voice box)
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malign/o-
 
combining form: intentionally causing harm; cancer
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metabol/o-
 
combining form: change; transformation
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-meter
 
suffix: instrument used to measure
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orth/o-
 
combining form: straight
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-osis
 
suffix: condition; abnormal condition; process
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ox/y-
 
combining form: oxygen; quick
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pan-
 
prefix: all
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parenchym/o-
 
combining form: parenchyma (functional cells of an organ)
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pariet/o-
 
combining form: wall of a cavity
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paroxysm/o-
 
combining form: sudden; sharp attack
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pector/o-
 
combining form: chest
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pharyng/o-
 
combining form: pharynx (throat)
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phil/o-
 
combining form: attraction to; fondness for
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pleur/o-
 
combining form: pleura (lung membrane)
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-pnea
 
suffix: breathing
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pneum/o-
 
combining form: lung; air
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-ptysis
 
suffix: abnormal condition of coughing up
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pulmon/o-
 
combining form: lung
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purul/o-
 
combining form: pus
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py/o-
 
combining form: pus
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sept/o-
 
combining form: septum (dividing wall)
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-spasm
 
suffix: sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
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spir/o-
 
combining form: breathe; a coil
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steth/o-
 
combining form: chest
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tachy-
 
prefix: fast
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thorac/o-
 
combining form: thorax (chest)
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trache/o-
 
combining form: trachea (windpipe)
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tract/o-
 
combining form: pulling
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turbin/o-
 
combining form: scroll-like structure; turbinate
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vir/o-
 
combining form: virus


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