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nas(o)
nose
rhin(o)
nose
sin(o)
sinus
phren(o)
diaphragm or mind
pleur(o)
pleura
thorac(o)
chest
phas(o)
speech
phon(o)
voice
spir(o)
to breathe
-capnia
carbon dioxide
-pnea
breathing
-ptysis
spitting
naris
nostril
nares
nostrils
nasal septum
separates the right and left cavities in the nose
retronasal
behind the nose
supranasal
above the nose
lacrimal
tears
olfaction
the sense of smell
pharynx
passageway for both the respiratory and digestive tracts
glottis
vocal cords and opening
pulse oximeter
device for determining
auscultation
evaluating the sound of air moving in and out of the lungs
rales
abnormal sounds that are heard during inspiration
rhoncus
abnormal sound consisting of a continuous rumbling sound that clears on coughing
wheeze
musical noise that sounds like a squeak
crackles
discontinuous bubbling noises during inspiration that are not cleared by coughing
friction rub
dry, grating sound
stridor
an abnormal high-pitched musical sound caused by an obstruction in the trachea or larynx, most often heard during inspiration
plegm
abnormally thick mucus secreted by the membranes of the respiratory passages
sputum
phlegm or other
apnea
absence of spontaneous breathing
Cheyne-Stokes respiration
abnormal pattern of respiration that is characterized by periods of apnea and deep, rapid breathing, occurring more frequently during sleep
dyspnea
labored or difficult breathing
asphyxiation
insufficient intake of oxygen
hyperpnea
excessive respiration
alkalemia
increased alkalinity of the blood
phrenodynia
pain in the diaphragm
phrenoplegia
paralysis of the diaphragm
phrenoptosis
prolapsed or downward displacement of the diaphragm
phrenitis
inflammation of the diaphragm
coryza
acute rhinitis
profuse discharge of the mucus membranes of the nose
rhinorrhea
discharge from the nose
epistaxis
nosebleed
rhinolith
a calculus or stone in the nose
rhinolithiasis
presence of nasal stones
pharyngodynia
sore throat
pharyngalgia
sore throat
pharyngomycosis
fungal condition of the pharynx
laryngalgia
pain of the larynx
-plegia
paralysis
-pathy
disease of
anthrac(o)
coal
atel(o)
imperfect or incomplete
coni(o)
dust
embol(o)
embolus
fibr(o)
fiber or fibrous
thromb(o)
thrombus
meta-
change; next, as in a series
-ation
process
-pnea
breathing
-ptosis
prolapse
-ptysis
spitting
-stenosis
narrowing
-ectasis
dilation
purulent
containing pus
pneumothorax
air or gas in the pleural cavity
pleurisy
pleuritis
pneumoconiosis
disease of the lung from inhalation of dust
atelectasis
abnormal condition characterized by the collapse of all or part of the lung