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Chapter 12


Tubes that bifurcate from the windpipe: Bronchi.
Uppermost portion of the lung: Apex.
Space between the lungs in the chest: Mediastinum.
Nasopharyngeal lymphatic tissue: Adenoids.
Pulmonary parenchyma: Alveoli and bronchioles.
Removal of the voice box: Laryngectomy.
Phren/o means: Diaphragm.
Medical term for condition of deoxygenated in the blood: Hypoxemia ( hypo- =decreased)
Type of pneumoconiosis: (dust particles are inhaled. Asbestosis.
Breathing is easier to do in an upright position: Orthopnea. (orth/o = upright,- pnea= breathing)
Collection of pus in the pleural cavity: Pyothorax.
Sharp, short blows to the surface of the chest: Percussion.
The "P" in DPT stands for: Pertussis.( Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus )
Stridor occurs in which upper respiratory disorder is? Croup. (Acute viral infection in infants and children.)
Difficult breathing: Dyspnea.
Bronchial airway obstruction marked by paroxysmal dyspnea, wheezing, and : Asthma.
Collapsed lung: Atelectasis.
Material expelled from the lungs: Expectoration.
Localized area of pus formation in the lungs: Pulmonary abscess.
Spitting of blood from the lungs: Hemoptysis.
Tube is placed through the mouth to the trachea to establish an airway: Endotracheal intubation.
PPD: Tuberculin test (Substance use in a tuberculosis test.)
Airway obstruction associated with emphysema and chronic bronchitis: COPD. (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.)
What is an endoscopic examination: Bronchoscopy. ( fiber-optic endoscope used to visually examine the bronchi).
Hypercapnia: High carbon dioxide levels In the blood.
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