atmo-, atm- +

(Greek: vapor, steam; air, gas; respiration)

atmiatry, atmiatrics
The treatment of disease by vapors or gases, as by inhalation.
atmidometric (adjective), more atmidometric, most atmidometric
A reference to the rate at which water is decreased measured; usually, into the atmosphere by a special device: "An atmidometric instrument is used to determine the amount of evaporation of a moist surface that takes place in a given time."
Organisms living in the air; aerial organisms.
Treatment of disease by application of steam.
An apparatus used in atmocausis.
atmoclast (s), atmoclasts (pl) (noun forms)
A fragment of rock broken off from its place by atmospheric weathering.
atmoclastic (adjective)
In petrology, referring to a clastic rock composed of rock fragments broken by atmospheric weathering and recemented in the same pattern as the previous arrangement.
atmoclastics (pl) (noun)
1. Residual rocks that are formed in place by disintegration and decomposition with little or no rearranging.
2. A reference to the study of clastic rocks or rock fragments broken by atmospheric weathering and recemented in the same pattern as the previous arrangement.
3. The fragments of rocks that are broken off in place by atmospheric weathering and which have been recemented without rearrangement.
In geology, of a rock, mineral, or deposit, originating in the atmosphere and formed through the action of condensation, wind, or deposition of volcanic vapors; for example, snow..
atmograph (s) (noun), atmographs (pl)
1. A device for recording the movements of breathing.
2. An instrument for registering the varying characters of respiratory movements.
Any atmogenic rock.
Someone who studies the science of aqueous vapor.
atmology, atmological
That branch of science that deals with the laws and phenomena of aqueous vapor.
1. The separation of gases by exploitation of their differing diffusibilities.
2. The disintegration of organic tissue by contact with the fumes of toxic volatile fluids.
3. Separation of mixed gases by passing them through a porous diaphragm, the lighter gases diffusing through at a faster rate.
atmolyze, atmolyzing, atmolyzed
To separate by amolysis or the process of partially separating mixtures of gases.

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