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adenoiditis
inflammation of the adenoids
medical term
atelectasis
incomplete expansion (of the lung of a newborn or collapsed lung)
medical term
bronchiectasis
dilation of the bronchi
medical term
bronchitis
inflammation of the bronchi
medical term
bronchogenic carcinoma
cancerous tumor originating in the bronchus
medical term
bronchopneumonia
diseased state of the bronchi and lungs
medical term
diaphragmatocele
hernia of the diaphragm
medical term
epidlottitis
inflammation of the epiglottis
medical term
hemothorax
blood in the chest (pleural space)
medical term
laryngitis
inflammation of the larynx
medical term
laryngotracheobronchitis (LTB)
inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi (the acute from is called croup)
medical term
lobar pneumonia
pertainign to the lobe(s); diseased state of the lung (infection of one or more lobes of the lung)
medical term
nasopharyngitis
inflammation of the nose and pharynx
medical term
pansinusitis
inflammation of all sinuses
medical term
pharyngitis
inflammation of the pharynx
medical term
pleuritis
inflammation of the pleura (also called pleuracy)
medical term
pnematocele
hernia of the lung (lung tissue protrudes through an opening in the chest)
medical term
pneumoconiosis
abnormal condition of dust in the lungs
medical term
pneumonia
diseased state of the lung (the infection and inflammation are caused by bacteria such as pneumococcus, staphylococcus, streptococcus, and haemophilus; viruses and fungi)
medical term
pneumonitis
inflammation of the lung
medical term
pneumothorax
air in the chest (pleural space), whihc causes collapse of the lung
medical term
pulmonary neoplasm
pertainign to (in) the ling, new growth (tumor)
medical term
pyothorax
pus in the chest (pleural space) (also called empyema)
medical term
rhinitis
inflammation of the (mucous membranes) nose
medical term
rhinomycosis
abnormal condition of fungus in the nose
medical term
rhinorrhagia
rapid flow of blood from the nose (also called epistaxis)
medical term
thoracalgia
pain in the chest
medical term
tonsillitis
inflammation of the tonsils
medical term
tracheitis
inflammation of the trachea
medical term
tracheostenosis
narrowing of the trachea
medical term