phys-, physo- +

(Greek: breath, wind; pertaining to air or gas; bellows, bladder, bubble; swollen; as seen in many modern scientific terms)

physocarpous
Having an inflated or bladder-like fruit.
physocele
A tumor or hernia distended with gas or circumscribed swelling due to gas.
physocephaly
Emphysematous swelling of the head.
physocleistous
A term used of fish which have the air bladder disconnected from the gut.
physogastrism, physogastric, physogastry
In certain insects, a condition in which the abdomen becomes distended by the growth of fat bodies or other organs.
physograde, physogradous
Moving by means of a hollow vesicular float or buoy; of or pertaining to the Physograda, a group of oceanic hydrozoa furnished with such floating organs; a member of this group.
physohematometra
The presence of gas and blood within the uterus.
physohydrometra
The presence of gas and fluid within the uterus.
physometra
The presence air or gas in the uterous; uterine tympanites [distention of the abdomen or intestines due to the presence of gas].
Physophora
A genus of oceanic hydrozoa, the species of which float by means of numerous vesicular organs.
physophorous
Of the nature of the Physophora, having pneumatophores or swimming-bells.
physopod
A mollusk of the section Physopoda or Thysanoptera, rhipidoglossate gastropods, with a sort of sucker on the foot.
physopyosalpinx
Pus and gas in a fallopian tube.
physostigminism
Poisoning by physostigmine [a colorless or pink poisonous crystalline compound obtained from the Calabar bean and used in medicinal drugs].
physostome, physostomi, physostomatous, physostomous
Fish that have a pneumatic duct leading from the air bladder to some part of the alimentary canal (usually the esophagus); they include members of a number of suborders and the name is no longer used in systematic classification.
A Dictionary of Zoology by A. W. Leftwich
(London: Constable and Company Limited, 1973).

Cross references of word groups that are related, directly or indirectly, to: "air, wind": aello-; aeolo-; aero-; anemo-; atmo-; austro-; flat-, flatu-; pneo-, -pnea; pneumato-; turb-; vent-; zephyro-.