Words nearby pneumo-
WORDS THAT USE PNEUMO-
What does pneumo- mean?
Pneumo- comes from the Greek pneúmōn, meaning “lung.” Pneúmōn helps form the Greek word pneumonía, source of the English pneumonia, “inflammation of the lungs with congestion.”
What are variants of pneumo-?
When combined with words or word elements that begin with a vowel, pneumo- becomes pneum-, as in pneumectomy.
The Greek pneúmōn is also related to the combining form -pnea.
Want to know more? Read our Words That Use -pnea article.
Examples of pneumo-
As we know, pneumo- can mean “lung.” The second part of the word, -tomy, means “cutting, incision.” Pneumotomy literally translates to “lung incision.”
What are some words that use the combining form pneumo-?
- pneumobacillus (from New Latin)
What are some other forms that pneumo- may be commonly confused with?
How to use pneumo- in a sentence
If, however, the adhesions are limited, a better result may be obtained by this method than by pneumo-massage and inflation.
Now Hyrst was heavily asleep in the pneumo-chair beside him.The Legion of Lazarus|Edmond Hamilton
The opening of gastric ulcer into the pericardium is one of the rare causes of pneumo-pericardium.
That form of intra-peritoneal abscess known as subphrenic pneumo-pyothorax has been already described under Symptomatology.
The patient afterwards developed a pneumo-hæmo-thorax on the right side.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins