pneumono-

pneumono-

a combining form meaning “lung,” used in the formation of compound words: pneumonoconiosis.
Also, pneumo-; especially before a vowel, pneumon-.


Origin:
combining form representing Greek pneúmōn lung

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pneumo-, (before a vowel) pneumono-, (before a vowel) pneum- or (before a vowel) pneumon-
 
combining form
of or related to a lung or the lungs; respiratory: pneumoconiosis; pneumonitis
 
[from Greek pneumōn lung or pneuma breath]
 
pneumono-, (before a vowel) pneumono-, (before a vowel) pneum- or (before a vowel) pneumon-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek pneumōn lung or pneuma breath]
 
pneum-, (before a vowel) pneumono-, (before a vowel) pneum- or (before a vowel) pneumon-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek pneumōn lung or pneuma breath]
 
pneumon-, (before a vowel) pneumono-, (before a vowel) pneum- or (before a vowel) pneumon-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek pneumōn lung or pneuma breath]

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pneumono- or pneumon-
pref.
Lung; pulmonary: pneumonotomy.

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