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nas/o, rhin/o
nose
sept/o
septum
anthrac/o
coal, coal dust
atel/o
incomplete; imperfect
coni/o
dust
cyan/o
blue
lob/o
lobe
ox/o, ox/i
oxygen
pector/o, steth/o, thorac/o
chest
phren/o
diaphragm; mind
spir/o
breathe
-capnia
carbon dioxide
-osmia
smell
-phonia
voice
-pnea
breathing
-ptysis
spitting
brady-
slow
dys-
bad; painful; difficult
eu-
good, normal
tachy-
rapid
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - includes asthma, chronic bronchitis & emphysema
apnea
temporary loss of breathing
asphyxia
condition caused by insufficient intake of oxygen
atelectasis
collapsed lung
coryza
head cold; URI
croup
inflammation of the larynx, trachea and bronchial passages; suffocative and difficulty breathing; laryngeal spasm. common childhood disease.
epistaxis
nosebleed; nasal hemorrhage
ABGs
arterial blood gases
AFB
acid-fast bacillus (TB organism)
RD
respiratory distress
SOB
shortness of breath
TPR
temperature, pulse & respiration
ABC
airway breathing circulation
AMA
against medical advice