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Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


aerenchyma respiratory tissue.
aerenchymatous relating to aerenchyma, respiratory tissue.
aerodigestive of or relating to the organs and tissues of the respiratory tract and the upper part of the digestive tract.
airway the normal passage for air into the lungs; an artificial device replacing or supplementing this.
amygdala (Lat.) any almond-shaped formation in body, eg the tonsil.
amygdaline relating to tonsils.
bronchial belonging to the bronchi and their ramifications in the lungs.
bronchially (Adv.) BRONCHIAL, belonging to the bronchi and their ramifications in the lungs.
bronchiolar like a bronchiole.
bronchiole a minute bronchial tube.
bronchium (Lat.) a middle-sized bronchial tube.
bronchus (Lat.) one of the subdivisions of the trachea or windpipe; esp one of the two primary divisions.
buccal pertaining to the mouth or cheek.
buccally (Adv.) BUCCAL, pertaining to the mouth or cheek.
columella (Lat.) the uvula.
epiglottal of or like the epiglottis.
epiglottic of or like the epiglottis.
epiglottis a cartilaginous flap over the glottis.
fauces (Lat.) the narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue.
faucal faucial related to the fauces.
fraenum (Lat.) a connecting fold of membrane serving to support or restrain any part; as, the fraenum of the tongue.
frenum (Lat.) a ligament restraining the motion of a part of the body, eg the tongue.
gingival (Lat.) relating to the gums.
glossa (Lat.) the tongue.
glossal of or pertaining to the tongue.
glottal of or pertaining to, or produced by, the glottis.
glottic of or pertaining to, or produced by, the glottis.
glottidean of or pertaining to the glottis.
glottis (Greek) the opening from the pharynx into the larynx or into the trachea.
gula (Lat.) the upper part of the throat.
gular relating to the gula, the upper part of the throat; (noun) a scale on the throat of a reptile or fish.
gullet the throat.
labrose having thick or large lips.
laryngal of or pertaining to the larynx; (noun) a sound articulated at the larynx.
laryngeal of or pertaining to the larynx (noun) a sound articulated at the larynx
laryngeally (Adv.) LARYNGEAL, pertaining to the larynx.
larynx (Lat.) the upper part of the windpipe.
lingua (Lat.) a tongue.
lingula (Lat.) a tonguelike process or part.
lip either of the muscular flaps in front of the teeth (verb) to touch with the lips
lung a respiratory organ.
lungless without lungs.
mouth the opening in the head of an animal or human by which it eats and utters sound (verb) to put into the mouth
mouthlike like a mouth.
oronasal of or relating to the mouth and nose.
oropharynx the part of the pharynx between the soft palate and the epiglottis.
oscular pertaining to the mouth or to kissing.
palatally (Adv.) PALATAL, pertaining to the palate.
pharyngal pertaining to the pharynx, or throat; (noun) a sound produced with the pharynx.
pharyngeal pertaining to the pharynx, or throat; (noun) a pharyngeal speech sound.
pharynx (Greek) in humans, the cavity situated behind the nose, mouth, and larynx and connecting them with the oesophagus.
philtrum (Lat.) the vertical groove in the middle of the upper lip.
postoral situated behind, or posterior to, the mouth.
preoral situated in front of, or anterior to, the mouth.
pulmo (Lat.) a lung.
pulmonary of or pertaining to the lungs.
pulmonic of or relating to the lungs; (noun) a medicine for the lungs.
rima (Lat.) in full rima glottidis, the passage in the glottis between the vocal cords.
salival relating to saliva.
salivary relating to saliva.
sciatical of or relating to the hip.
sialic of or relating to saliva.
sialoid like saliva.
stomatogastric of or relating to the mouth and stomach, or the upper alimentary tract.
tonsil a lymphoid organ.
tonsilar relating to the tonsils.
tonsillar relating to the tonsils.
tonsillary relating to the tonsils.
trachea (Lat.) an internal tube through which air is taken for respiration.
tracheal of or pertaining to the trachea, an internal tube through which air is taken for respiration.
tracheated having a trachea.
underlip the lower lip.
uraniscus (Greek) the roof of the mouth.
uvula (Lat.) the fleshy outgrowth at the back of the soft palate.