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Chapter 6 and 7 Questions

What is a lab test for malignant cells? Sputum Cytology
What is the stoppage of bleeding? Hemostasis
Using the fingers to tap or beat on the surface of the body to determine a structure underneath. Percussion
What is another name for the larynx? Voice Box
What is lymphadenitis? Inflammation of the lymph gland or node
An incision into the chest cavity? Thoracotomy
What virus causes mononucleosis? Epstein Baar Virus
Medical term for chest pain? Thoracalgia
______ is when the lung tissue collapses. Atelectasis
Give an example of active acquired immunity. Contracting it from a vaccine.
Using a device to measure breathing capacity is? Spirometer
What is a collection of air in the pleural cavity? Pnuemothorax
What is the most inferior division of the pharynx? Laryngopharynx
What is the thick mucus that lines the respiritory tract? Phlegm
What measures volume of erythrocyetes in any given amount of blood? Hematocrit
What is polycythemia vera? Too many red blood cells in the bone marrow
What is another name for the treachea? Wind Pipe
The _____ is the passage for air from the pharynx to the bronchi? Larynx
What is a homologous blood transfusion? When the blood being given comes from another human being.
What is the fluid based portion of the blood? Plasma
What is the disease characterized by excessive increase of white blood cells? Leukemia
What is dyspnea? Painful Breathing
What is the process of visually examining the bronchus? Bronchoscopy
What is the name for the lymph tissue in the pharynx? Adenoids
What is the medical term for a tumor in the lymphatic tissue? Lymphoma
What is a tracheotomy? An incision into the trachea
What is a phagocyte? A white blood cell that destroys pathogens.
What activates the immune system? Antigens
What is apnea? No Breathing
What is empyema? Pus in the pleural space.
What is the maximum exhalation of air? Vital Capacity
What is thrombocytopenia? Decrease in platelets
What is epistaxis? A nose bleed
Something that is disease causing is what? Pathogenic
Pulmonary edema is? Excessive fluid in the lung tissue
Rales is? Abnormal crackling during inspiration.
What is the combining form tuss/o? Cough
What is the universal donor blood type? Type O
What is the universal recipient blood type? Type AB
What is the main function of the diaphragm? Inspiration (breathing in)
Where are the axillary glands located? Underarm
What does a culture and sensitivity test check for? Allergies
What is auscultation? Listening to the body with the stethescope.
What is bronchitis? Inflammation of the bronchial tubes.
What is the barking cough in children? Croup
What is hemophilia? A genetic disorder of the blood clotting cells
What does a phagocyte do? Destroys pathogens
What is pleural effusion? Fluid or gas in the pleural cavity
What is stridor? High pitched noisy breathing due to obstruction.
What is thrombocytopenia? decrease of platelets.
What is the substance released by platelets? Thromboplastin.
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