pneum-

combining form
variants: or pneumo-

Definition of pneum-

1 :air :gas
  • pneumothorax
2 :lung
  • pneumoconiosis
3 :respiration
  • pneumograph
4 :pneumonia
  • pneumococcus

Origin and Etymology of pneum-

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


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