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Vet tech 108

Respiratory system

QuestionAnswer
A pulmonary air sac Alveolus
Pus in the chest Pyothorax
Cartilage bilaterally located at the laryngeal opening Arytenoid
The compound formed in plasma by combining H2O and CO2 (Two Words) Carbonic Acid
Slow Breathing Bradypnea
Air in the chest cavity Pneumothorax
Coughing up blood Hemoptysis
The chondral structure that creates a seal over the laryngeal opening during swallowing Epiglottis
Canine infectious __________ (Kennel Cough) Tracheobronchitis
Within the trachea Endotracheal
A cough suppressant Antitussive
A tube placed from the nose to the stomach Nasogastric
Blood in the chest Hemothorax
Abnormally increased pCO2 Hypercapnia
Pertaining to across the trachea Transtracheal
The absence of breathing Apnea
The oxygen-saturated compound that gives erythrocytes their bright red color Oxyhemoglobin
The sum of tidal volume, plus inspiratory and expiratory reserve volumes (2 Words) Vitalcapacity
Pathogenesis or the cause of disease Etiology
Rapid Breathing Tachypnea
Difficulty Breathing Dyspnea
Oxygen deficiency Hypoxia
The major muscle of respiration that divides the chest and abdomen Diaphragm
Blueness of the mucous membranes Cyanosis
To appear quite clinically ill from a nonlethal disease Morbidity
A nosebleed Epistaxis
The nose and throat Nasopharynx
Bronchostenosis Bronchiarctia
An instrument used to measure CO2 concentrations Capnograph
Reconstructive surgery of the nose Rhinoplasty
Positional diffculty breathing, such that the animal probably sits or stands with its head extended and elbows abducted Orthopnea
A state of below normal tidal volume Hypoventildtion
An emergency incision into the trachea to provide a patent airway Tracheotomy
A short-headed animal, like a boston terrier or persian cat Brachycephalic
Puncture of the chest Thoracentesis
A small, muscular, achondral pulmonary airway Bronchiole
Muscle found between the ribs Intercostal
Collapse of the lungs Atelectasis
The throat Trachea
The tissue that lines the chest cavity and its organs Pleura
The volume of air moved in a normal, complete respiratory cycle Tidal
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