Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/110

Click to flip

110 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
apnea
absence of breathing
atelectasis
collapsed lungh
bradypnea
slow breathing
bronchitis
inflammation of the bronchi
broncholith
bronchial stone
bronchorrhagia
hemorrhage of the bronchi
bronchorrhaphy
suture of the bronchi
bronchoscopy
examination of the bronchi with a broncoscope
bronchospasm
uncontrolled contraction of the bronchial muscles
cardiopulmonary
pertaining to heart and lungs
chiroplasty
surgical repair of the hand
chiropractic
practice of using hands for therapeutic spinal and skull manipulation
chiropractor
doctor of chiropractic (DC)
dermatomycosis
fungal infection of the skin (mycodermatitis)
dextral
pertaining to the right
dextrocardia
heart displaced to the right
dextrogastria
stomach displaced to the right
dyspnea
difficulty (painful) breathing
embolus
a moving blood clot
endotracheal
inside the trachea
epistaxis
nosebleed
hemoptysis
bloody sputum
fungi
plural of fungus
geriatrics
medical specialty studying aging and related disease (gerontology)
hyperpnea
increase in depth and rate of breathing
laryngalgia
larynx pain
laryngitis
inflammation of the voice box
laryngocele
herniation of the larynx
laryngoscope
an instrument used to examine the larynx
laryngospasm
uncontrolled contraction of the vocal cords
laryngostomy
making a new, permanent opening in the larynx
laryngotomy
making a temporary incision into the larynx
larynx
the voice box
manual
pertaining to the hands
mycoid
resembling a fungus
mycology
science and study of fungi
nasoantritis
inflammation of the nose and antrum
nasofrontal
pertaining to the nasal and frontal bones
nasolacrimal
pertaining to the nose and lacrimal ducts
nasomental
pertaining to the nose and chin
nasopharyngeal
pertaining to the nasopharynx (nose and pharynx)
nasopharyngitis
inflammation of the nose and pharynx
nasoscope
instrument use to the examine the nose
orthopnea
breathing better in upright position
otorhinolaryngologist
phyisician specialist in diseases of the ear, nose and throat
pedal
pertaining to the foot
pedialgia
foot pain
pediatrician
physician specialist in children's diseases and development
pharyngocele
herniation of the throat
pharyngomycosis
fungal infection of the throat
pharyngoplasty
surgical repair of the throat
pharyngoscope
instrument used to examine the throat
pharynx
throat
phrenectomy
excision of part of the phrenic nerve
phrenoplegia
paralysis of the diaphragm
pleural
pertaining to the pleura
pleuralgia
pleural membrane pain
pleurectomy
ecision of part of the pleura
pleurisy
inflammation of the pleura
pleurocentesis
surgical puncture of the pleura to remove fluid
pleurolith
stone in the pleural cavity
pneumohemothorax
air and blood in the thoracic cavity
pneumometer
instrument for measuring air volume
pneumonectomy
excision of the lung
pneumonia
inflammation of the lung
pneumocentesis
surgical puncture of the lung to remove fluid
pneumonomelanosis
black lung disease
pneumonomycosis
fungal infection of the lung
pneumonopathy
any lung disease
pneumonopexy
surgical fixation of a prolapsed lung
pneumonorrhagia
hemorrhage of the lung
pneumonotomy
incition into the lung
pneumotherapy
treating using air
pneumothorax
air in the thoracic cavity
podiatrist
specialist in care of conditions of the feet
psychiatrist
physician specialist in mental disorders
ptyalorrhea
flow of saliva
pulmonary
pertaining to the lung
rhinomycosis
fungal infection in the nose
sinistral
pertaining to the left
tachypnea
fast breathing
trachea
windpipe
trachealgia
tracheal pain
tracheocele
herniation of the tracheal wall
tracheopyosis
condition of pus in the trachea
tracheorrhagia
hemorrhage of the trachea
tracheoscopy
process of inspecting the trachea
tracheostomy
surgical creation of an opening in the tracha
tracheotomy
incision into the trachea
histolysis
destruction of tissue
bronchiectasis
dilation of the bronchi
nasitis
inflammation of the nasal cavity
ABG
arterial blood gases
AHIMA
American Health Information Management Association
RHIT
registered health information technician
COLD
chronic obstructive lung disease
COPD
chronoic obstructive pulmonary disease
CRT
certified respiratory therapist
HIPAA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
IS
Incentive Spirometer
NBRC
National Board for Respiratory Care
NMT
nebulizing mist treatment
PD
pulmonary disease
PE
pulmonary edema
PND
paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea OR post nasal drip
R
respiration
RRT
registered respiratory therapist
TC & DB
turn, cough and deep breathe
URI
upper respiratory tract infection
visceropleural
pertaining to the membrane attached to the lung