from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Air; gas: pneumothorax.
- Lung; pulmonary: pneumoconiosis.
- Respiration: pneumograph.
- Pneumonia: pneumococcus.
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- pneum- + -o-
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A combining form from Gr. �, �, a lung.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the following compounds of Greek
πνεύμωνlung, pneumo- is short for the proper form pneumono-.
From Greek pneuma, wind, breath; and from Greek pneumōn, alteration (influenced by pneuma) of pleumōn, lung.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)