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Epiglottis Lid or covering over entrance of larynx
IRDS Breathing difficulty in premature infants weighing less than five poundsor failing to reach 37 weeks' gestation
Atelectasis Collapse of lung
Pharyngitis Inflammation or infection of pharynx
Laryngitis Inflammation of mucous lining of the larynx
Tidal volume The amount of air that goes in and out of the lungs during normal breathing
Residual volume amount of air that remains in the lungs after forced expiration
Apnea Temporary cessation of breathing
epistaxis nosebleed
IRDS disease, lack of surfactant in alveoli; premature infant
pneumonia acute inflammation of lungs
tuberculosis chronic bicillus infection usually in lungs
emphysema ruptured alveoli making breathing diffilcult
asthma obstruction disorder; recurring spasms of smooth muscles of bronchi
internal respiration gases exchange blood / tissue
Vital capacity tidal + expiratory reserve + inspiratory reserve
oxyhemoglobin oxygen is carried in blood as
Created by: ptenz