pneumo-, pneum-, pneumono-, pneumon-

(Greek: lung; breath, breathe)

pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis
This is one of the longest words in the English language and is divided into the following segments: pneu, mono, ultra, micro, scopic, silico, volcano, coni, osis; and together they mean, "miner's lung disease", or "a disease of the lungs caused by the inhalation of very fine silicate, or quartz dust, and occurring especially in the lungs of miners".
Fixation of the lung by suturing the costal and pulmonary pleurae or otherwise causing adhesion of the two layers.
The same as aerophagia; excessive swallowing (breathing in) of air, usually an unconscious process associated with anxiety, resulting in abdominal distention or belching, often interpreted by the patient as signs of a physical disorder, etc.
pneumosepticemia (s) (noun), pneumosepticemias (pl)
A serious illness of the lungs resulting from an infection that is associated with blood poisoning: Because of Pamela's severe pneumosepticemia, she was taken to the intensive-care unit where she was given oxygen therapy and artificial ventilation by using a life-support device which made it possible for her to breathe.
pneumotachography, pneumotachograph
An apparatus for recording the rate of air flow during breathing. Also shortened to pneumotach.
1. Relating to the regulation of the rate of respiration.
2. Concerning the regulation of the pulmonary respiration rate.
A directed response of a motile organism towards (positive) or away from (negative) dissolved gas; especially, carbon dioxide.
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.
Application of hot air to the body under varying degrees of pressure.

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