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pneumon(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], lung.
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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]
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pneumo-

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

, pneumon- [Gr. pneumon, lung]
Prefixes meaning lung.
See: pneum-; pneumato-
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