Pneumo- Definition

no͝omō, no͝omə; nyo͝omō, nyo͝omə
prefix
Air; gas.
Pneumothorax.
American Heritage
Lung; pulmonary.
Pneumoconiosis.
American Heritage
Respiration.
Pneumograph.
American Heritage
Pneumonia.
Pneumococcus.
American Heritage
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Lung.
Pneumococcus.
Webster's New World
Air.
Pneumoencephalogram.
Webster's New World
Respiration.
Pneumograph.
Webster's New World
Pneumonia.
Pneumobacillus.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Pneumo-

  • From Greek pneuma wind, breath pneu- in Indo-European roots and from Greek pneumōn alteration (influenced by pneuma) of pleumōn lung pleu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • ModL, contr.: see pneumono-

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

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