Respiratory

Term Definition
Alveol/o Air sac
Atel/o Incomplete
Bronch/o Bronchus
Bronch/i Bronchus
Bronchiol/o Bronchiole
Capn/o Carbon dioxide
Cost/o Ribs
Diaphragmat/o Diaphragm
Epiglott/o Epiglottis
Laryng/o Larynx
Lob/o Lobe
Nas/o Nose
Olfact/o Smell
Orth/o Straight, upright
Osm/o Smell
Osphresi/o Smell
Ox/oOx/iOx/y Oxygen
Pector/o Chest
Pharyng/o Pharynx
Phren/o Diaphragm
Pleur/o Lung membrane
Pne/o Breathing
Pneum/o Lung, air
Pneumon/o Lung, air
Pulmon/o Lung
Rhin/o Nose
Spir/o Breathing
Steth/o Chest
Thorac/o Chest
Trache/o Trachea
Ventil/o Movement of air
-capnia Carbon dioxide
-estasis Dilation, expansion
-osmia Smell
-phonia Voice
-pnea Breathing
-ptysis Spitting
Apnea Without/lack of breathing
Tachypnea Breathing fast
Bronch/o -gram-itis-plasty-genic-scope-spasm-ial
Bronchitis Inflammation of the bronchus
Bronchospasm Involuntary contraction of the bronchus
Atelectasis Dilation that is incomplete
Laryng/o -ectomy-itis-plasty-scope-eal-plegia
Laryngectomy Surgical removal of the larynx
Laryngitis Inflammation of the larynx
Laryngoplegia Paralysis of the larynx
Lobectomy Surgical removal of a lung lobe
Pharyngeal Pertaining to the throat
Nasopharyngitis Inflammation of the Nose and throat
Pulmonary Pertaining to the lungs
Rhinomycosis Abnormal condition of nose fungus
Rhinorrhage Rapid flow from the nose
Rhinorrhea Discharge from the nose
Pansinisitis Inflammation of all sinus
Thoracalgia Pain of the chest
Thoracotomy Incision into the chest
Endotracheal Pertaining to inside the trachea
Tracheostenosis Narrowing of the trachea
Aphonia Without voice
Pyothorax Pus in the chest
Hemothorax Blood in the chest
Pneumothorax Air in the chest
Asphyxia Lack of oxygen leading to death (suffocation)
Epistaxis Nose bleed
Hemopytsis To cough up blood

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