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crackles
rales
popping sounds heard on auscultation of the lung when air enters diseased airways and alveoli;
wheezes
rhonchi
high-pitched, musical sounds heard on auscultation of the lung as air flows through a narrowed airway;
stridor
high pitched crowning sound that occurs with an obstruction in the upper airway
cyanosis
blueish coloration of the skin caused by deficient amount of oxygen in the blood
dysphonia
harseness
epistaxis
nosebleed
stazo
to drip
expectoration
coughing out and spitting out of material from the lungs
sputum
material expelled from the lungs by coughing
hemoptysis
coughing up and spitting out blood originating in the lungs
hypercarpnia
hypercarbia
excessive level of carbon dioxide in the blood
hyperventilation
excessive movement of air in and out of the lungs, causing hypocapnia
hypoventilation
deficient movement of air in and out of the lungs causing hypercapnia
hypoxemia
deficient amount of oxygen in the blood
hypoxia
deficient amount of oxygen in tissue cells
obstructive lung disorder
condition blocking the flow of air moving out of the lungs
restrictive lung disorder
condition limiting the intake of air into the lungs
caseous necrosis
degeneration and death of tissue with a cheeselike appearance
pulmonary edema
fluid filling of the spaces around the alveoli and eventually flooding into the alveoli
pulmonary infiltrate
density on an x-ray representing the consolidation of matter within the air spaces of the lungs
rhinorrhea
thin, watery discharge from the nose (runny nose)