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 History of this Word

"broncho" is from "brogkhos" (windpipe) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"broncho-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "bronchial" or "windpipe" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

broncho- illustration A doctor will describe how a bronchoscope looks inside your lungs.
broncho- illustration Normal speech, which is heard through the chest wall without much distortion in loudness or clarity, is termed bronchophony.