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MedTerm Chap 12

LOM Chapter 12 Vocabulary

Adenoids collections of lymph tissue in the nasopharynx
Alveolus air sac in the lung
Apex of lung uppermost region of lung
Base of lung lower portion of the long
Bronchioles smallest branches of the bronchi
Bronchus branch of trachea that is a passageway into the air spaces of the lung
Cilia thin hairs attached to the mucous membrane epithelium lining the respiratory tract
Epiglottis lid-like piece of cartilage that covers the larynx
Elottis opening to the larynx
Hilum of the lung midline region where bonchi, etc enter and exit the lungs
Laryx voice box
Lobe division of a lung
Mediastinum reagion between the lungs in the chest cavity
Palatine tonsil one of a pair of almond-shaped masses of lymphoid tissue in the oropharynx
Paranasal sinus one of the air cavities in the bones near the nose
Parietal pleura the outer fold of pleura lying closest to the ribs and wall of the thoracic cavity
Pleura double-folded membrane surrounding each lung
Pleural cavity space between the folds of the pleura
Pulmonary parenchyma aveoli and small bronchioles, essential cells of the lung
Trachea windpipe
Visceral pleura inner fold of pleura lying closest to the lung tissue
Capno carbon dioxide
Conio dust
Cyano blue
Ortho straight, upright
Pectoro chest
Phono voice
Phreno diaphragm
Pneumo lung
Pneumono lung
Pulmono lung
Spiro breathing
Telo complete
Thoraco chest
Ema condition
Osmia smell
Pnea breathing
Sphyxia pulse
Thorax pleural cavity, chest
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