variants or pneumo-
1
: air : gas
pneumothorax
2
: lung
pneumoconiosis
3
: respiration
pneumograph
4
: pneumonia
pneumococcus

Word History

Etymology

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

Dictionary Entries Near pneum-

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“Pneum-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pneum-. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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