Exercise 113

Define the following words:

1. pneumonitis (nu-mo-NI-tis)

2. pleuropulmonary (plur-o-PUL-mo-ner-1)

3. pneumoplasty (NU-mo-plas-te)

4. pleuralgia (plu-RAL-je-a)

5. pulmonology (pul-mo-NOL-o-je)

6. pneumatic (nu-MAT-ik)

Write a word for each of the following definitions:

7. between (inter) the pleura

8. below the diaphragm

9. surgical incision of the phrenic nerve

10. any disease of the lungs (pneumon/o)

11. record of breathing volumes

12. surgical puncture of the pleural space

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