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11 - Respiratory

Winger List 11 - Respiratory system terms

11 - Respiratory System11 - Respiratory definitions
aer air
alveoli cavity, socket
bronch bronchus
dia through, across, apart
dys bad, difficult
inter between, among
laryng larynx, voice box
lingua tongue
naso nose
pharyng pharynx
phon voice, sound, speech
phrag fence in, wall off
pleur pleura, rib, side, membrane
pneum lung, air, respiration
pulmo lung
sept wall, fence
sinus hollow space
spiro coil, winding, twisting
thorac thorax, chest
trach trachea, neck, windpipe
ASAP as soon as possible
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CO2 carbon dioxide
O2 oxygen
RT respiratory therapy
SOB short of breath
stat immediately
Sx sign, symptom, surgery
TB tuberculosis
URI upper respiratory infection
Created by: dWinger