pneumato-, pneumat-

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

pneumatotherapy (s) (noun) (no pl)
The utilization of compressed air or air with low density in treating a disease; pneumatotherapeutics: Because of Mary's lung ailment, Dr. Roberts decided that pneumatotherapy would be the best medical care to give her at the moment.
pneumatothorax (s) (noun) (no pl)
The existence of air within the pleural cavity; pneumothorax: A condition of pneumatothorax can occur due to an injury to the lung of to the wall of the chest.
pneumaturia (s) (noun) (no pl)
The passage of air from the urethra while urinating: Pneumaturia, or "bubbles in the urine", can happen shortly after a urinary catheter had been in the bladder.
pneumotherapy, pneumaotherapy, pneumatotherapeutics (s) (noun) (no pl)
Treatment of diseases by inhalation: The use of a pneumotherapy is especially employed for treating the lungs by breathing in compressed or rarefied air.

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-.