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Med Terms Ch. 5

Respiratory System

URI upper respiratory system
RUL right upper lobe
RLL right lower lobe
TB tuberculosis
PSG polysomnography
PFTs pulmonary functions test
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CT computed tomography
LTB laryngotracheobronchitis
LLL left lower lobe
CO2 carbon dioxide
CXR chest X-ray
VPS ventilation- perfusion scanning
ABGs arterial blood gases
LUL left upper lobe
OSA obstructive sleep apnea
O2 oxygen
PCP Pneumocystic carinii pneumonia
ARDS adult respiratory distress syndrome
AFB Acid- fast bacilli
PE pulmonary embolus
-spasm sudden involuntary movement
-stenosis constricting or narrowing
-stomy creation of an artificial opening
-thorax chest
-tomy cut into or incision
-phonia sound or voice
-meter instrument used to measure
-oxia oxygen
-graph instrument used to record
-metry measurment
-scopic pertaining to visual examination
-scopy pertaining to visual examination
-scope instrument used for visual examination
-pexy surgical fixation, suspension
-pnea breathing
-rrhagia rapid flow of blood
-graphy process of recording, X-ray imaging
-emia blood condition
-ectasis stretching out, dilation, expansion
-cele hernia or protrusion
-centesis surgical puncture to aspirate fluid
-gram 10 dollars haha, record, X-ray
ox/o, ox/i oxygen
py/o pus
a-, an- without
somn/o sleep
spir/o breathe, breathing
endo- within
eu- normal, good
pan- all, total
-algia pain
poly- many, much
-ar, -ary, -eal pertaining to
orth/o straight
hem/o, hemat/o blood
muc/o mucus
capn/o carbon dioxide
atel/o imperfect, incomplete
trache/o trachea
thorac/o thorax
tonsill/o tonsil
sinus/o sinus
sept/o septum
pneum/o, pneumat/o, lung or air
adenoid/o adenoids
alveol/o alveolus
bronch/i, bronch/o bronchus
diaphragmat/o diaphram
epiglott/o epiglottis
laryng/o larnyx
lob/o lobe
naso/o, rhin/o nose
pharyng/o pharnyx
pluer/o pluera
Created by: marsh9440