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adenoidectomy
excision of the adenoids
hypercapnia
high carbon dioxide
pneumoconisosis
dust in the lungs
epiglottitis
inflammation of the epiglottis
laryngospasm
contraction of the larynx
laryngitis
inflammation of the larynx
lobectomy
excision of the lobe of the lungs
nasopharyngitis
inflammation of the nose & throat
dysphonia
hoarness
pneumo thorax
accumulation of air in the lungs
pneumonitis
inflammation of the lungs
rhinorrhea
runny nose
rhinoplasty
repair of the nose
sinusitis
inflammation of the sinus
spirometer
instrument to measure breathing
tonsillectomy
excision of the tonsils
tracheotomy
incision of the trachea
empyena
pus
anosima
not able to smell
apnea
not able to breathe
dyspena
difficulty breathing
hemoptysis
spitting up blood
hemothorax
blood in the chest (pleural cavity)
pyothorax
pus in the chest
hematemsis
vomitting up blood
sputum
material expelled from the chest
croup
acute respiratory syndrome in children
epistaxis
nose bleed
asthma
spasm & narrowing in the lungs
bronchogenic carcinoma
lung cancer
atelectasis
abnormal expansion of the lungs
emphysema
abnormal expansion of the lung alveoli
pneumonia
inflammation & infection of the lungs
pulmonary abcess
large collection of pus in the lungs
tuberculosis
bacterial infection of the lungs and other organs of the body
pleurisy
inflammation of the pleura