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ADENOID/O
ADENOID
ALVEOL/O
ALVEOLUS
ATEL/O
INCOMPLETE
BRONCH/O
BRONCHUS
BRONCHI/O
BRONCHUS
BRONCHIOL/O
BRONCHIOLE
CONI/O
DUST
DIAPHRAGMAT/O
DIAPHRAGM
EGIGLOTT/O
EPIGLOTTIS
LARYNG/O
LARYNX
LOB/O
LOBE
MUC/O
MUCUS
NAS/O
NOSE
ORTH/O
STRAIGHT
OX/I
OXYGEN
PHAARYNG/O
PHARYNX
PHREN/O
DIAPHRAGM
PLEUR/O
PLEURA
PNEUM/O
LUNG/AIR
PNEUMAT/O
AIR
PNEUMON/O
LUNG/AIR
PULMON/O
LUNG
PY/O
PUS
RHIN/O
NOSE
SEPT/O
SEPTUM
SINUS/O
SINUS
SPIR/O
BREATH
THORAC/O
THORAX
TONSILL/O
TONSIL
TRACHE/O
TRACHEA
A
NOT
AN
NOT
ENDO
WITHIN
EU
GOOD
PAN
ALL
POLY
MANY
ALGIA
PAIN
AR
PERTAINING TO
ARY
PERTAINING TO
CAPNIA
CARBON DIOXIDE
CENTESIS
PUNCTURE TO REMOVE (DRAIN)
DYNIA
PAIN
EAL
PERTAINING TO
ECTASIS
STRETCHING
EMIA
BLOOD
GRAM
RECORD
GRAPH
RECORDING INSTRUMENT
GRAPHY
RECORDING PROCESS
ITIS
INFLAMMATION
METER
MEASUREMENT OR INSTRUMENT THAT MEASURES
METRY
MEASUREMENT OF
OXIA
OXYGEN
PEXY
FIXATION
PHONIA
SOUND
PNEA
BREATHING
RRHAGE, RRHAGIA
BURSTING OF BLOOD
SCOPY
TO EXAMINE
SPASM
CONTRACTION OF MUSCLE
STENOSIS
BLOCKAGE, NARROWING
STOMY
OPENING
THORAX
CHEST
TOMY
CUTTING, INCISION
ABG
ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS
AFB
ACID-FAST BACILLUS
ARDS
ADULT RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME
BIPAP
BI-LEVEL POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE
COPD
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
CPAP
CONTINUOUS POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE
DLCO
DIFFUSE CAPACITY OF LUNGS FOR CARBON MONOXIDE
FEF
FORCED EXPIRATORY FLOW
FEV1
FORCED EXPIRATORY VOLUME IN ONE SECOND
FEV1:FVC
RATIO OF FORCED EXPIRATORY VOLUME IN ONE SECOND TO FORCED VITAL CAPACITY
FRC
FUNCITONAL RESIDUAL CAPACITY
FVC
FORCED VITAL CAPACITY
HHN
HAND HELD NEBULIZER
IPAP
INSPIRATORY POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE
IRDS
INFANT RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME
MDI
METERED DOSE INHALER
MVV
MAXIMUM VOLUNTARY VENTILATION
PAWP
PULMONARY ARTERY WEDGE PRESSURE
PCWP
PULMONARY CAPILLARY WEDGE PRESSURE
PEAP
POSITIVE END-AIRWAY PRESSURE
PEEP
POSITIVE END-EXPIRATORY PRESSURE
PFT
PULMONARY FUNCTION TEST
PND
PAROXYSMAL NOCTURNAL DYSPNEA
RDS
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME
RV
RESPIRATORY VOLUME
RV:TLC
RATIO OF RESPIRATORY VOLUME TO TOTAL LUNG CAPACITY
TLC
TOTAL LUNG CAPACITY
TLV
TOTAL LUNG VOLUME
URI
UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION
V/Q
VENTILATION/PERFUSION SCAN
ABLATION
REMOVAL OR DESTRUCITON BY CUTTING, CHEMICALS, OR ELECTROCAUTERY
ADENOIDECTOMY
REMOVAL OF ADENOIDS
APNEA
CESSATION OF BREATHING
ASPHYXIA
LACK OF OXYGEN
ASTHMA
SHORTAGE OF BREATH CAUSED BY CONTRACTION OF BRONCHI
ATELECTASIS
INCOMPLETE EXPANSION OF LUNG, COLLAPSE
AUSCULTATION
LISTENING TO SOUNDS SUCH AS TO LUNG SOUNDS
BACILLI
PLEURAL OF BACILLUS, A ROD SHAPED BACTERIA
BILOBECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF TWO LOBES OF A LUNG
BRONCHIOLE
SMALLER DIVISION OF BRONCHIAL TREEE
BRONCHOPLASTY
SURGICAL REPAIR OF THE BRONCHI
BRONCHOSCOPY
INSPECTION OF THE BRONCHIAL TREE USING A BRONCHOSCOPE
CATHETER
TUBE PLACE INTO THE BODY TO PUT FLUIT IN OR TAKE FLUID OUT
CAUTERIZATION
DESTRUCTION OF TISSUE BY THE USE OF CAUTERY
CORDECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE VOCAL CORDS
CRACKLE
ABNORMAL SOUND WHEN BREATHING (HEARD ON ASCULTATION)
CYANOSIS
BLUISH DISCOLORATION
DRAINAGE
FREE FLOW OR WITHDRAWAL OF FLUIDS FORM A WOUND OR CAVITY
DYSPHONIA
SPEECH IMAPIRMENT
DYSPNEA
SHORTAGE OF BREATH, DIFFICULTY BREATHING
EMPHYSEMA
AIR ACCUMULATED IN ORGAN OR TISSUE
EPIGLOTTIDECTOMY
EXCISION OF THE COVERING OF THE LARYNX
EPISTAXIS
NOSE BLEED
GLOTTIS
TRUE VOCAL CORDS
HEMOPTYSIS
BLOODY SPUTUM
INTRAMURAL
WITHIN THE ORGAN WALL
INTUBATION
INSERTION OF A TUBE
LARYNGEAL WEB
CONGENITAL ABNORMALITY OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE BETWEEN THE VOCAL CORDS
LARYNGECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE LARYNX
LARYNGOPLASTY
SURGICAL REPIAR OF THE LARYNX
LARYNGOSCOPE
FIBEROPTIC SCOPY USED TO VIEW THE INSIDE OF THE LARYNX
LARYNGOSCOPY
DIRECT VISUALIZAITON AND EXAMINATION OF THE INTERIOR OF LARYNX WITH A LARYNGOSCOPE
LARYNGOTOMY
INCISION INTO THE LARYNX
LAVAGE
WASHING OUT
LOBECTOMY
SURGICAL EXCISION OF A LOBE OF THE LUNG
NASAL BUTTON
SYNTHETIC CIRCULAR DISK USED TO COVER A HOLE IN THE NASAL DEPTUM
ORTHOPNEA
DIFFICULTY IN BREATHING, NEEDING TO BE IN ERECT POSITION TO BREATHE
PERCUSSION
TAPPING WITH SHARP BLOWS AS A DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUE
PHARYNGOLARYNGECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE PHARYNX AND LARYNX
PLEURA
COVERS THE LUNG AND LINES THE THORACIC CAVITY
PLEURECTOMY
SURGICAL EXCISION OF THE PLEURA
PLEURITIS
INFLAMMATION OF THE PLEURA
PNEUMONCENTESIS
SURGICAL PUNCTURING OF A LUNG TO WITHDRAW FLUID
PNEUMONOLYSIS
SURGICAL SEPARATION OF THE LUNG FROM THE CHEST WALL TO ALLOW THE LUNG TO COLLAPSE.
PNEUMONOTOMY
INCISION OF THE LUNG
RALES
COARSE SOUND OF INSPIRATION, ALSO KNOWN AS CRACKLE (HEARD ON ASCULTATION
RHINOPLASTY
SURGICAL REPAIR OF THE NOSE
PHINORRHEA
NASAL MUCOUS DISCHARGE
SEGMENTECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A PORTION OF A LUNG
SEPTOPLASTY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE NASAL SEPTUM
SINUSOTOMY
SURGICAL INCISION INTO A SINUS
SPIROMETRY
MEASURING BREATHING CAPACITY
TACHYPNEA
QUICK, SHALLOW BREATHING
THORACENTESIS
SURGICAL PUNCTURE OF THE THORACIC CAVITY, USUALLY USING A NOODLE TO REMOVE FLUIDS
THORACOPLASTY
SURGICAL PROCEDURE THAT REMOVES RIBS AND THEREBY ALOWS THE COLLAPSE OF A LUNG
THORACOSCOPY
USE OF A LIGHTED ENDOSCOPE TO VIEW THE PLEURAL SPACES AND THORACIC CAVITY OR TO PERFORM SURGICAL PROCEDURES
THORACOSTOMY
SURGICAL INCISION INTO THE CHEST WALL AND INSERTION OF A CHEST TUBE
THORACOTOMY
SURGICAL INCISION INTO THE CHEST WALL
TOTAL PNEUMONECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF AN ENTIRE LUNG
TRACHEOSTOMY
CREATION OF AN OPENING INTO THE TRACHEA
TRACHEOTOMY
INCISION INTO THE TRACHEA
TRANSTRACHEAL
ACROSS THE TRACHEA
THE FOUR SINUSES ARE
FRONTAL
ETHMOIDAL
MAXILLARY
SPHENOIDAL
WHAT ARE THE 3 TURBINATES (BONES ON THE INSIDE OF THE NOSE)
INFERIOR
MIDDLE
SUPERIOR
ANOTHER WORD FOR THE PHARYNX IS THE
THROAT
WHAT PART OF THE PHARYX CONTAINS THE ADENOIDS
NASOPHARYNX
WHAT PART OF PHARYNX CONTAINS THE TONSILS
OROPHARYNX
ANOTHER WORD FOR THE WINDPIPE IS THE
TRACHEA
HOW MANY BRANCHES DOES THE TRACHEA HAVE
2, RIGHT AND LEFT
THE LUNGS ARE WHAT SHAPE
CONE
THE LUNGS ARE COVERED BY
PLEURA
HOW MANY LOBES DOES THE LEFT LUNG HAVE
2
HOW MANY LOBES DOES THE RIGHT LUNG HAVE
3
IN INSPIRATION DOES THE OXYGEN MOVE IN OR OUT
IN
WHAT ARE THE PARTS OF THE UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT
NOSE, SINUSES, TURBINATES, PHARYNX AND THE LARYNX
WHAT ARE THE PARTS OF THE LOWE RESPIRATORY TRACT
TRACHEA, BRONCHI, LUNGS
ANOTHER NAME FOR THE VOICE BOX IS THE
LARYNX
THIS IS NOT A PART OF THE LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT
1. TRACHEA
2. LARYNX
3. BRONCHI
4. LARYNX
LARYNX
WHAT COMBINING TERM MEANS INCOMPLETE
ATEL/O
THIS PREFIX MEANS TO BREATHE
SPIR/O
THIS PREMIX MEANS ALL
PAN
THIS ABBREVIATION REFERS TO A SYNDROME THAT INVOLVES DIFFICULTY IN BREATHING
ARDS
THIS ABBREVIATION REFERS TO THE AMOUNT OF AIR THE PATIETNS CAN EXPEL FORM THE LUNGS IN ONE SECOND
FEV1
THIE SUFFIX MEANS BREATHING
PNEA
ACUTE INJURY TO THE ALVEOLOCAPILLARY MEMBRANE THAT RESULTS IN EDEMA AND ATELECTASIS
ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME
THE CONDITION IN WHICH PUS IS IN THE PLEURAL SPACE AND IS OFTEN A COMPLICATION OF PHEUMONIA IS
EMPYEMA
THE MOST COMMON TYPE OF ATELECTASIS IS
ABSORPTION
THIS CONDITION IS A RESULT OF THE ACCUMULAITON OF DUST PARTICLES IN THE LUNG
PNEUMOCONIOSIS
AN IRREVERSIBLE AIRWAY OBSTRUCTIVE DISEASE IN WHICH THE SYMPTOMS ARE BRONCHIAL SPASM, DYSPNEA AND WHEEZING
ASTHMA
CAPILLARY, CYSTIC, FOLLICULAR AND VARICOSE ARE EXAMPLES OF
BRONCHIECTASIS
THE CONDITION IN WHICH THERE IS A LOSS OF ELASTICITY AND ENLARGMENT OF ALVEOLI
EMPHYSEMA
THE DFINITION OF A CHRONIC COUGH NIS ONE THAT LASTS FOR OVER THIS NUMBER OF WEEKS
3 WEEKS
A CONDITION MARKED BY AN INCREASE IN THE CARBON DIOXIDE IN THE ARTERIAL BLOOD AND DECREASED ABILITY TO BREATHE THAT CAN RESULT IN RESPIRATORY ACIDOSIS
BYPERCAPNIA
THIS CONDITION OFTEN FOLLOWS A VIRAL INFECTION AND OCCURS IN CHILDREN UNDER 2 YEARS OF AGE. EXAMPLES OF THE VARIOUS TYPES OF THIS CODITION ARE CONSTRICTIVE, PROLIFERATING AND OBLITERATIVE
BRONCHIOLITIS