Med Terms 1 Chapter 4 Pulmonology ACC

Med Terms 1 C Hapter 4
 
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anthrac/o-
combining form: coal
apic/o-
combining form: apex (tip)
atel/o-
combining form: incomplete
brady-
prefix: slow
bronch/o-
combining form: bronchus
-centesis
suffix: procedure to puncture
chron/o-
combining form: time
cost/o-
combining form: rib
cyan/o-
combining form: blue
de-
prefix: reversal of; without
dys-
prefix: painful; difficult; abnormal
-ectasis
suffix: condition of dilation
-ema
suffix: condition
embol/o-
combining form: embolus (occluding plug)
eu-
prefix: normal; good
glott/o-
combining form: glottis (of the larynx)
hal/o-
combining form: breathe
inter-
prefix: between
laryng/o-
combining form: larynx (voice box)
malign/o-
combining form: intentionally causing harm; cancer
metabol/o-
combining form: change; transformation
-meter
suffix: instrument used to measure
orth/o-
combining form: straight
-osis
suffix: condition; abnormal condition; process
ox/y-
combining form: oxygen; quick
pan-
prefix: all
parenchym/o-
combining form: parenchyma (functional cells of an organ)
pariet/o-
combining form: wall of a cavity
paroxysm/o-
combining form: sudden; sharp attack
pector/o-
combining form: chest
pharyng/o-
combining form: pharynx (throat)
phil/o-
combining form: attraction to; fondness for
pleur/o-
combining form: pleura (lung membrane)
-pnea
suffix: breathing
pneum/o-
combining form: lung; air
-ptysis
suffix: abnormal condition of coughing up
pulmon/o-
combining form: lung
purul/o-
combining form: pus
py/o-
combining form: pus
sept/o-
combining form: septum (dividing wall)
-spasm
suffix: sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
spir/o-
combining form: breathe; a coil
steth/o-
combining form: chest
tachy-
prefix: fast
thorac/o-
combining form: thorax (chest)
trache/o-
combining form: trachea (windpipe)
tract/o-
combining form: pulling
turbin/o-
combining form: scroll-like structure; turbinate
vir/o-
combining form: virus


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