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respiratory system
The integrated system of organs involved in the intake and exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between an organism and the environment.
Respiration
(2): The act or process of inhaling and exhaling; breathing. Also known as Ventilation
Asthm
(3): sob, short of breath
Bronch
(4): Related to breathing
Hem/Sang
(5): Blood
Oro/stom
(6): Mouth
SINUSES(10)
(frontal, maxillary, and sphenoidal)
the nose holes in the skull
Pulmo
(8): Lung
ADENOIDS(11)
lymph tissue at the top of the throat
throat
connects incomming air from the mouth nose and sends it down the windpipe [trachea]
EPIGLOTTIS
thing that closes when you swallow
LYMPH NODES (18)
found against the walls of the bronchial tubes and windpipe.
LOBES (21)
Sections of the lungs. Air moves in and out through one opening -- a branch of the bronchial tube.
PLEURA(22)
the two membranes that surround each lobe of the lungs and separate the lungs from the chest wall.
BRONCHIOLES(25)
The smallest subdivisions of the bronchial tubes at the ends of which are the air sacs or alveoli (plural of alveolus).
Signs of Respiratory distress(26)
Breathing rate
Color changes
Nose Flaring
Sweating
Wheezing
Cystic Fibrosis (CF)(27)
- is and inherited disease characterized by an abnormality in the glands the pruoduce sweat and mucus. It is chronic, progressive,and is usually fatal.
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension-
is a lung disorder in which the blood pressure in the pulmonary artery rises far above normal levels.
DYSPNEA
Difficulty in breathing
SYNCOPE
Fainting Spells
EDEMAS
EDEMASwelling in the ankles or legs
ANGINA
Chest pain
Pleural effusion
Pneumonia symptoms- There is a buildup of fluid in the space between the lung and chest wall
Empyema
Pneumonia symptoms- pockets of pus that form in the space between the lung and chest wall
abscess
Pneumonia symptoms-pockets of pus that form in the lung itself