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MTCh 9 Respiratory

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The condition where the bronchi of the lungs are dilated outward is: bronchi/ect/asis
The lymphoid tissues located behind the nasal cavity are called: tonsils "small mass or almond"
Both food and air travel through the: mouth and pharynx or throat
The double-sac membrane that covers each lung and lines the thoracic cavity is the: pleura
The surgical term for the puncture of the chest cavity in order to aspirate fluid is called: thoracocentesis
The medical term 'hypoxemia' deficient oxygen in the blood
The area in the lungs where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged is called the: alveolus or cavity (alveolar sacs)
Pulmonary Endo/scop/y is best used --------- diseases of the Respiratory System. view and diagnose
The term Ortho/dont/ist literally means: straight/teeth/specialist
The term Eupnea actually means well, easy, true, normal or good breathing
An Upper Respiratory Infection is referred to with the Abbreviation: URI
Spiro/metry means to measure the breath and is used to evaluate: Lung Capacity
The term Dys/lexia literally means difficult or faulty: words "reading and writing"
THe term Dys/phonia actually means difficult or faulty: sound or voice "Hoarseness"
The disease of Crypto/cocc/o/sis is a _______________that can infect the lungs, skin, brain (CNS), bones, and urinary tract causing death. yeast-like budding fungus "no spores"
The disease of Aspergill/osis (to sprinkle/condition) is a soil or dust fungus that causes granular lesion on or in any body organ. Prognosis is poor like most systemic fungal infections. It is treated with: fungi/cidal drugs
The condition referred to as ________ is an acute viral infection that is usually seen in infants before 3 years of age (Y/O: years old). It occurs after an URI and causes vocal cord swelling, voice loss, hypoxia, & possible choking: Croup
Pneumonia can be caused by Virus, Fungus, Bacteria (all of the above)
Emphysema causes shortness of breath and a(n): Barreled Chest Look "Advanced Stages"
Influenza (Flu) (to influence) viruses are highly contagious airborne droplets that infect the respiratory tract for 2 to 7 (10) days. It is caused by a myxo/virus (mucus/poison). It usually kills over 20,000 people in this country each year. 1 to 3 days
Kerat/o/sis, Leuk/o/plakia, Tartar, Adenoid/itis, Squamous Cell Carcin/oma, Catarrh (Coryza), Cleft Palate, Thrush, and Candid/i/asis are all conditions that are usually diagnosed with a(n) ______ oral or oro/pharyngeal
The term Dys/phasia means difficult or faulty: speech or utterance
The term Trachy/os/tom/y actually means: creation of an artificial mouth-like opening in the throat and neck
The suffix ___________ is added to word part Pneumono-/________ to refer to the surgical procedure of puncturing the lung and aspirating fluids like blood, pus, & lymph. This procedure promotes easy breathing and cell oxygenation. -centesis
The diagnostic term for pus in the pleural space in the chest is: pyo/thorax
The diagnostic term for narrowing or contraction of the larynx or voice box is: laryngospasm or laryngo/stenosis
A patient with diagnosis of blood in chest has a: hemo/thorax
When lung tissue swells as a result of distention and loss of elasticity in the alveoli, the condition is called: emphysema "puffed up"
The diagnostic abbreviation for an infection of the nose, pharynx, larynx, and trachea is: upper respiratory infection "URI"
The diagnostic term that is also referred to as whooping cough is: per/tussis "through/cough"
The diagnostic term for a chronic respiratory disease characterized by paroxysms of coughing, wheezing, panting with shortness of breath is: asthma "to pant"
Pigeon Breeders Chest is different from Pigeon Chest in that the first condition is inherited or caused by Rickets (lack of Vitamin A and D), but the latter condition is caused by a(n) ______________ etiologic agent. fungal
A term that refers to food inhalation that blocks the airway: aspiration "process of/without/breath"
The term that means difficulty in speaking or making a sound is: dys/phasic or dys/phonic
Lobar Pneumonia refers to a lung infection in: one or more of the 5 lobes in the 2 lungs
The medical term Hypo/pnea actually means: deficient rate and depth of breathing
The medical term that means containing both mucus and pus is: muco/purulent
The medical term Nebuliz/er is defined as: a device "one who" creates a fine spray or mist
The medical term Chord/itis or Cord/itis actually means: inflammation of the vocal cords
The medical term Chord/itis or Cord/itis actually means: puffed up
The medical term Asthma literally means panting
Pigeon Breeders Chest is different from Pigeon Chest in that the first condition is inherited or caused by Rickets (lack of Vitamin A and D), but the latter condition is caused by a(n) ______________ etiologic agent. fungal
A term that refers to food inhalation that blocks the airway: aspriation "process of/without/breath"
THe term that means difficulty in speaking or making a sound is: dys/phasic or dys/phonic
Lobar Pneumonia refers to a lung infection in: one or more of the 5 lobes in the 2 lungs
The medical term Hypo/pnea actually means: deficient rate and depth of breathing
The medical term that means containing both mucus and pus is: muco/purulent
The medical term Nebuliz/er is defined as: a device "one who" creates a fine spray or mist
The medical term Chord/itis or Cord/itis actually means: inflammation of the vocal cords
The medical term Emphysema literally means: puffed up
The medical term Asthma literally means: panting
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an inherited exocrine gland disorder that causes thick secretions of ________________ to accumulation in the lungs. mucus and pus from respiratory infections
The medical term Dipther/ia literally means: membrane/refers
The medical term Pertussis actually refers to: whooping cough and the bacteria Bordetella pertussis
The disease of Histoplasmosis or Darlings Disease is a _______________ infection caused by Histoplasma acapsulatum. Bird or cat feces is the source and the disease is characterized by fever, malaise, coughing, respiratory failure, and lymph/adeno/path/y. fungus or fungus spore
The Schick Skin Test is used to detect _______________, which is caused by the bacteria Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Diptheria
The Mantoux Skin Test is used to diagnose: Tuberculosis "Mycobacterim tuberculosis rod-shaped bacteria"
Anthrax infections (Bacillus anthracis bacteria) are classified as infecting the: Pulmonary System (lungs); Digestive System (intestines); Cutaneous System (skin) (all of the above)
Bronchitis often progresses to a more severe lung condition called _____________________, which was the leading world killer around 1900 A.D. Pneumonia
Tuberculosis (worlds leading killer) is caused by a bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis and causes bacteria colony swellings (tubers) in the lungs and other body parts. TB infects approximately ___________ People. 2 Billion of the worlds 6 billion
The Etiologic Agent (E.A.) or causative agent that is responsible for Anthrax is: Bacillus anthracis
Created by: KC Croy KC Croy on 2009-04-06



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