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pneum-

combining form

Definition of pneum-

  1. 1 :  air :  gas <pneumothorax>

  2. 2 :  lung <pneumoconiosis>

  3. 3 :  respiration <pneumograph>

  4. 4 :  pneumonia <pneumococcus>



Variants of pneum-

or pneumo-

Origin of pneum-

New Latin, partly from Greek pneum- (from pneuma); partly from Greek pneumōn lung


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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "pneum-"


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