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anoxia
-oxia
Lack of oxygen
apnea
-pnea
Without breath
atelectasis
atel = incomplete
-ectasis = stretching, expansion
collapsed lung
dyspnea

eupnea
difficulty breathing

good breathing
endotracheal
endo- within
within windpipe
hemothorax
hemo = C.F
-thorax
blood in pleural cavity
hypoxia
-oxia = oxygen
defficiency of oxygen in tissues
hemoptysis
hemo = blood
-ptysis = spitting
spitting up blood
laryngectomy
removal of voice box
orthopnea
breathing well standing or sitting
pharyngitis

croup
inflammation of throat

acute viral infection in infants and children characterized by obstruction of larynx, barking cough
pleuritis

atelectasis
inflammation of pleurus

incomplete expansion of alveoli
pleurodynia

asphyxia -sphyxia
pain in chest

no pulse
rhinorrhea

throacotomy
runny nose

cut into chest
tachypnea

thoracocentesis
fast breathing

removal of fluid from chest