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word element [Gr.], air or gas; lung.
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, pneuma- , pneumat- , pneumato-
Combining forms denoting presence of air or gas, the lungs, or breathing.
See also: pneo-, pneumo-
[G. pneuma, pneumatos, air, breath]
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, pneumat- [Gr. pneuma, stem pneumat-, air, breath]
Prefixes meaning air, gas, pneumatic, respiration.
See: pneum-; pneumono-
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