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JOHANNA JOHNSONWriting Assignment - Module #8 - Respiratory System.Break down the following medical terms into:Prefixes (P), Root terms (R), Combining vowels (CV) and Suffixes (S). Also, provide 1)aninterpretationof the term’s meaning based strictly on its components and 2)adictionary or textbook definitionofeach medical term.When you have completed the assignment, submit it as a Word document (doc)or a Rich-text format (rtf) file to “Writing Assignment - Module 8” in the Dropbox.1.Thoracocentesis(R)Thorac- Chest(CV) O(S)- centesis → surgicalpuncture to remove fluid or gasInterpretation:surgical puncture in the chest to remove fluid or gas.Definition:surgical puncture and drainage of the thoracic cavity2.Atelectasis(R)Atel - incomplete(S) -ectasis → dilation or enlargementInterpretation:Incomplete dilation or enlargementDefinition:a collapse of lung tissue affecting part or all of one lung3.Laryngitis(R)Laryn- voicebox(S) - itis → inflammationInterpretation:Inflammation of the voicebox.

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Spring
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