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Final Exam

The Respiratory System

pharynx throat
larynx voice box
trachea wind pipe
brochi tubes
lungs w/ air sacs (alveoli)
Pneumothorax collapsed lung
Pleurisy inflammation of the pleura
Bronchitis inflammation of the bronchial tubes
Tracheostomy opening into the trachea
Thoracotomy Incision into the chest
Bronchoscope instrument (tube) into the brochi
Pneumectomy or Pheumonectomy surgical removal of the lung
Pneumonia inflammation of the lung
Emphysema chronic, progressive destruction of air sacs
Croup difficulty breathing w/barking cough
Asthma sensitivity to allergens: dust, pollen, cats, foods
Rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nose
Tonsillectomy surgical removal of the tonsils
Adenoidectomy surgical removal of the adenoids
Pulmonary Embolism obstruction of a blood vessel
Lobectomy surgical removal of a section (lobe) of the lung
Laryngitis inflammation of the larynx (voice box)
Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) common cold
Thoracentesis removal of the chest fluid
Dyspnea difficulty breathing
Apnea without breathing
pulmonary lung
thoracic chest
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) similar symptoms to emphysema. Chronic breathing process
Respiratory The process of breathing
Created by: Karlita_Reyes