pneumato-, pneumat-

(Greek: air, wind, breath; presence of air; spirit)

pneumatograph
1. A writing alleged to be done directly by a disembodied spirit, without the hand of a medium or any material instrument.
2. A description of supposed spiritual beings, or of beliefs about them.
pneumatography
1. Spirit-writing, i.e. writing alleged to be done directly by a disembodied spirit, without the hand of a medium or any material instrument.
2. A description of supposed spiritual beings, or of beliefs about them; the descriptive part of pneumatology.
pneumatohemia
pneumatology
pneumatolysis
pneumatolytic
pneumatomachy (s) (noun), pneumatomachies (pl)
Denial of the divinity of the Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit.
pneumatometer
pneumatophobia (s) (noun), pneumatophobias (pl)
1. An intense dread of incorporeal or disembodied beings: Jane never liked to read books or see movies with ghosts, spirits or other apparitions because she had pneumatophobia and got totally nervous and anxious when confronted with these spooky things!
2. A hatred of air or drafts: Annette, suffering from pneumatophobia, always had the doors and windows closed because she couldn't stand having any wind breezing through her rooms.
pneumatophony, pneumatophonic
The supposed utterance of articulate sounds by disembodied spirits.
pneumatophore
1. A gas-filled sac serving as a float in some colonial marine hydrozoans, such as the Portuguese man-of-war.
2. In botany: A specialized structure developed from the root in certain plants growing in swamps and marshes, serving as a respiratory organ.
2. In zoology, the air sac of a siphonophore, serving as a float.
pneumatorrhachis
pneumatoscope
1. An instrument for measuring the extent of the respiratory excursions, or movements from one point to another, of the chest.
2. A tool for use in auscultatory percussion, the percussion sounds of the chest being heard at the mouth.
pneumatosis
pneumatotherapy

Word units related to breath and breathe: hal-; pneo-; pneumo-; psych-; spiro.

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