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RespiratoryTerms-KHS

TermDefinition
Adenoid/o Adenoids
Alveoli/o Alveolus air sac
Bronchi/o Bronchus
Bronchiol/o Bronchiole small bronchus
Capn/o Carbon dioxide
Coni/o Dust
Cyan/o Blue
Epiglott/o Epiglottis
Laryng/o Larynx voice box
Lob/o Lobe of the lung
Mediastin/o Mediastinum
Nas/o Nose
Orth/o Straight upright
Ox/o Oxygen
Pector/o Chest
Pharyng/o Pharynx throat
Phon/o Voice
Phren/o Diaphragm
Pleur/o Pleura
Pneumon/o Air lung
Plumon/o Lung
Rhin/o Nose
Sinus/o Sinus cavity
Spir/o Breathing
Tel/o Complete
Thorac/o Chest
Tonsil/o Tonsils
Trache/o Trachea windpipe
-ema Condition
-osmia Smell
-pnea Breathing
-ptysis Spitting
-sphyxia Pulse
-thorax Chest pleural cavity
hypoxemia Insufficient oxygenation of the blood
anoxia Oxygen deficiency
oximeter An electronic device for determining the oxygen concentration in arterial blood
oxyhemoglobin Combined form of hemoglobin and oxygen (found in arterial blood)
hypercapnia Increased amount of carbon dioxide in the blood
hypocapnia Decreased amount of carbon dioxide in the blood
apnea Without breath
bradypnea Slow breathing
dyspnea Difficulty breathing
eupnea Normal breathing
tachypnea Rapid breathing
nasitis Inflammation of the nose
nasology Study of the nose
rhinocheiloplasty Plastic surgery of nose and upper lip
rhinoplasty Repair of the nose
rhinorrhagia Epistaxis (bleeding of the nose)
rhinorrhea Thin watery discharge from the nose (runny nose)
mucopurulent Mucus and pus
sinusitis Inflammation of a sinus
pharyngalgia Pain in the pharynx
pharyngitis Inflammation of the mucous membranes and lymphoid tissues of pharynx
pharyngopathy Any disorder/disease of the pharynx
pharyngoscope An instrument for visual examination of the pharynx
tonsillectomy Excision of the tonsils
tonsillitis Inflammation of a tonsil or tonsils
adenoidectomy Excision of the adenoids
adenoiditis Inflammation of adenoid tissue
laryngalgia Laryngeal pain
laryngomalacia Softening of the tissue of the larynx
laryngospasm Spasm of larynx muscles
aphonia Loss of speech
epiglottitis Inflammation of the epiglottis
endotracheal intubation Placement of a tube through the mouth into the pharynx larynx and the trachea to establish an airway
tracheostenosis Constriction or narrowing of the lumen of the trachea
bronchitis Inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchial airways
bronchoedema Edematous swelling of the mucous of the bronchial tubes
bronchogenic carcinoma Cancer in bronchus
bronchorrhea An abnormal secretion from the bronchial mucous membranes
alveolitis Inflammation of the alveoli
pneumohemothorax Gas or air and blood collected in the pleural cavity
pneumonia Inflammation of the lungs
pneumometer Instrument for measuring the volume of air moved in and out of the lungs during respiration
thoracalgia Thoracic pain
hemothorax Blood or bloody fluid in the pleural cavity
hydrothorax Noninflammatory collection of fluid in the pleural cavity
Pneumothorax Air or gas in pleural cavity
pleuralgia Pain in pleura or on the side
lobectomy Surgical removal of a lobe of any organ or gland
lobitis Inflammation of the lobe
diaphragmatic Pertaining to the diaphragm
phrenic nerve Nerve passing through the diaphragm
spirometer An apparatus used to measure lung volumes and airflow
spirogram Record made by spirograph
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