pneumo-

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pneumo-

, pneumon-pneumono- Although p in the diphthong pn is usually silent only when it occurs at the beginning of a word, by long tradition it is silent even within a word when it is part of the combining form pneum(o)- or pneumon(o)-, as in arthropneumoradiography, bronchopneumonia, and chylopneumothorax.
The lungs, air or gas, respiration, or pneumonia.
See also: aer-, pneo-, pneum-.
[G. pneumōn, pneumonos, lung]

pneumo-, pneumono-

prefix meaning "lungs, air, or the breath": pneumobacillin, pneumocele, pneumolith.

pneumo-

, pneumon- , pneumono-
Combining forms meaning the lungs, air or gas, respiration, or pneumonia.
See also: aer-, pneo-, pneum-
[G. pneumōn, pneumonos, lung]

Pneumo-

Prefix denoting the lung.