pneum-

combining form
variants: or

pneumo-

Definition of pneum-

  1. 1 :  air :  gas <pneumothorax>

  2. 2 :  lung <pneumoconiosis>

  3. 3 :  respiration <pneumograph>

  4. 4 :  pneumonia <pneumococcus>

Origin and Etymology of pneum-

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


Medical Dictionary

pneum-

combining form
variants: or

pneumo-

Medical Definition of pneum-

  1. 1:  air :  gas <pneumothorax>

  2. 2:  lung <pneumoconiosis> :  pulmonary and <pneumogastric nerve>

  3. 3:  respiration <pneumograph>

  4. 4:  pneumonia <pneumococcus>


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