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Chap 7 Word Building

bronchogram record of the bronchus
bronchitis inflammation of a bronchus
bronchoplasty surgical repair of a bronchus
bronchogenic produced by the bronchus
bronchoscope instrument to view inside the bronchus
bronchospasm involuntary muscle spasm of bronchus
bronchial pertaining to the bronchus
bronchiectasis dilated bronchus
diaphragmatic pertaining to the diaphragm
laryngectomy removal of the voice box
laryngitis inflammation of the voice box
laryngoplasty surgical repair of the voice box
laryngoscope instrument to view the voice box
laryngeal pertaining to the voice box
laryngoplegia paralysis of the voice box
lobectomy removal of a (lung) lobe
oximeter instrument to measure oxygen
anoxia condition of no oxygen
hypoxemia insufficient oxygen in the blood
hypoxia insufficient oxygen condition
pleurocentesis puncture of the pleura to withdraw fluid
pleurectomy removal of the pleura
pleurodynia pleural pain
pharyngitis throat inflammation; sore throat
pharyngeal pertaining to the throat
nasopharyngitis nose and throat inflammation (i.e., common cold)
pulmonologist lung specialist
pulmonary pertaining to the lung
rhinitis inflammation of the nose
rhinomycosis abnormal condition of nose fungus
rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nose
rhinorrhagia rapid flow (of blood) from the nose
rhinorrhea nose discharge (i.e., runny nose)
pansinusitis inflammation of all the sinuses
thoracalgia chest pain
thoracic pertaining to the chest
thoracotomy incision into the chest
endotracheal pertaining to inside the trachea
tracheotomy incision into the trachea
tracheostenosis narrowing of the trachea
aphonia no voice
dysphonia abnormal voice
acapnia lack of carbon dioxide
hypercapnia excessive carbon dioxide
anosmia lack of (sense of) smell
apnea not breathing
bradypnea slow breathing
dyspnea difficult, labored breathing
eupnea normal breathing
hyperpnea excessive (deep) breathing
hypopnea insufficient (shallow) breathing
orthopnea (sitting) straight breathing
tachypnea rapid breathing
hemothorax blood in the chest
pyothorax pus in the chest
pneumothorax air in the chest
Created by: AltheaMathews