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study of the lung
pulmonology
chest puncture for aspiration
thoracocentesis
inflammation of the nose and sinus
nasosinusitis
below or deficient oxygen in blood
hypoxemia
inflammation of pleura
pleuritis
condition of excessive carbon dioxide
hypercarbia
pertaining to the air sac
alveolar
incision of the trachea
tracheotomy
pertaining to the mouth and nose
oronasal
discharge of the nose
rhinorrhea
creation of an opening in the chest
thoracostomy
excision of tonsils
tonsillectomy
inflammation of windpipe and airways
tracheobronchitis
involuntary contraction of airway
bronchospasm
condition of narrowing of voice box
laryngostenosis
breathing / record
spirogram
excision of a lobe (a portion)
lobectomy
pertaining to around the pleura
peripleural
instrument for examinating the chest
stethoscope
pertaining to the air or lung
pneumonic
process of examinating nose and throat
nasopharyngoscopy
expansion or dilation of little airways
bronchiolectasis
falling or downward displacement of diaphragm
phrenoptosis
pertaining to the chest
pectoral
surgical repair or reconstruction of uvula / palate / throat
uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
lung condition caused by prolonged dust inhalation
pneumoconiosis
dilation of bronchus
bronchiectasis
surgical repair of the chest
thoracoplasty
inflammation of the lung
pneumonitis
process of measuring breathing
spirometry
deficient movement of air in and out of the lungs
hypoventilation
normal breathing
eupnea
slow breathing
bradypnea
difficulty breathing
dyspnea
inability to breathe except in an upright position
orthopnea
inability to breathe
apnea
fast breathing
tachypnea
nose
rhin/o
air or lung
pneum/o
throat
pharyng/o
chest
thorac/o
voice box
laryng/o
breathing
spir/o
diaphgram
phren/o
mouth
or/o
air in the pleural space
pneumothorax
pus in the pleural space
empyema, pyothorax
blood in the pleural space
hemothorax
listening to sounds within the body
auscultation
endoscope used to examine the airways
bronchoscope
coughing up and spitting out material from the lungs
expectoration
inflammation of the pleura
pleurisy, pleuritis
to elicit sounds or vibrations by tapping
percussion
puncture for aspiration of the chest
thoracentesis or thoracocentesis
hoarseness
dysphonia
inflammation of the voice box
laryngitis
deficient amount of oxygen in tissue cells
hypoxia
disease characterized by overexpansion of the alveoli with air
emphysema
nosebleed
epistaxis
cancer originating in the bronchus
bronchogenic carcinoma
inherited condition of exocrine gland malfunction that causes mucus to obstruct the airways
cystic fibrosis
collapse of lung tissue
atelectasis
material expelled from the lungs by coughing
sputum
high-pitched crowing sound that is a sign of obstruction in the upper airway
stridor
blood clot in the lungs
pulmonary embolism
surgical creation of an opening in the trachea
tracheostomy
disease characterized by paroxysmal wheezing, dyspnea, and cough
asthma
excessive movement of air in and out of the lungs
hyperventilation
common lung infection seen in those with positive HIV
pneumocystic pneumonia
disorder that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
PEFR
peak expiratory flow rate
VC
vital capacity
TB
tuberculosis
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
PaCO2
partial pressure of carbon dioxide
URI
upper respiratory infection
Vt
tidal volume
PFT
pulmonary function testing
PSG
polysomnography
CPAP
continuous positive airway pressure
crackles
rales
wheezes
rhonchi
pleurisy
pleuritis
pneumoconiosis
asbestosis
empyema
pyothorax
hemothorax
thoracentesis
stetho
thoraco
sleep apnea
CPAP
hypocapnia
hypoventilation
rhino
naso
hypercapnia
hyperventilation
croup
LTB
chest x ray
CXR
analysis of blood to determine the adequacy of lung function in exchange of gases
ABGs
surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids
T&A