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adenoido
adenoid
alveolo
alveolus
anthrac
coal
atelo
incomplete
coni/o
dust
lob/o
lobe
nas/o
nose
ortho
straight/ upright
oxo
oxygen
pneumo
lung/ air
spir/o
breath
steth/o
chest
-capnia
CO2 (hypercapnia = too much CO2)
-ectasis
dilated
-osmia
smell
-phonia
sound
-pnea
breathing
-ptysis
spitting
epistaxis
nosebleed
naso/oro/laryngopharynx in which order?
naso (nose)
oro (mouth)
laryngo (neck)
nasopharynx includes....
.... hard and soft palate, tonsil, tongue
oropharynx includes....
... mouth
laryngopharynx includes....
... epiglottis, vocal cords
hilum
places where structures enter the lungs
intercostal muscles
move the lungs...
anosmia
loss of the sense of smell
hemoptysis
coughing up blood or blood stained sputum
nasal canula
tuves to deliver O2 to nose
patent
open
purulent
containing pus or an infection creating pus
rales
abnormal cracking sound made during inspiration, usually indicates fluid in aireways
rhonchi
somewhat musical sound made during expiration, found in asthma or infection.
stridor
harsh, high pitched, noisy breathing sound that is made when there is an obstruction of the bronchus
anthracosis
type of pneumoconiosis that develops form collection of coal dust in the lung
atelectasis
condition in which the alveoli in a portion of the lung collapse
bronchiectasis
results from dialation of a bronchi or bronchus
cor pulmonale
hypertrophy of the right ventricle of the heart as a result of chronic lung disease
croup
acute respiratory condition dound in infants and kids characterized by a barking cough
empyema
pus within the pleural space, usually assoc with an infection
histoplasmosis
pulm infection caused by fungus in dust in the droppings of pigeons and chickens
legionnaire's disease
severe, often fatal disease characterized by pneumonia and GI symptoms: named after group of people came down w/after American Legion convention
pertussis
whooping cough
pleurisy
inflammation of the pleura
silicosis
type of pneuomoconiosis resulting from breathing in silica
antitussive
relieves urge to cough