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resp system.

respiratory system

aer/o air
atel/o imperfect
bronch/o, bronchi/o bronchi (bronchus)
bronchiol/o bronchioles (smallest bronchi)
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
lob/o lobes
muc/o mucus
nas/o, rhin/o nose
ox/o oxygen
pleur/o pleura (membrane sounding the lungs)
pneum/o, pneumon/o lungs/air
sinus/o sinuses
spir/o breath
tonsill/o tonsils
trache/o trachea
-ptysis spit
alveol/o alveoli (air sacs)
hemoptysis spit up blood
tracheotomy incision into the trachea
tonsillectomy removal of tonsils
spirometer measures pt's breathing capacity
sinusitis inflamed sinuses
pneumothorax collapsed lung from air rushing into chest
pneumonitis inflamed lung
pleura membrane surrounding the lungs
pleurisy inflamed pleura
hypoxia decreased oxygen
nasal pertaining to the nose
rhinitis inflamed nose
mucus membrane secretes the mucus
lobectomy surgical removal of the lobe from the lungs
pharynx throat
pharyngeal pertaining to the pharynx
larynx voice box
laryngitis inflamed voice box
bronchiolitis inflamed bronchioles
bronchitis inflamed bronchi
atelectasis imperfect stretching of the lungs
anaerobic lack of air
Created by: bpstears