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MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

TermDefinition
ADENOIDECTOMY excision of the adenoids
HYPERCAPNIA HIGH CARBON DIOXIDE
PNEUMOCONIOSIS DUST IN THE LUNGS
EPIGOLTTIS COVERS THE GLOTTIS TO PREVENT FOODE FROM GOING INTO THE TRACHEA
EPIGLOTTITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE EPIGLOTTIS
LARYNGOSPASM CONTRACTION OF THE LARYNX
LARYNGITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE LARYNX
LOBECTOMY EXCISION OF THE LOBE OF THE LUNG
NASOPHARYNGITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE NOSE AND THROAT
DYSPHONIA HOARSENESS
PNEUMOTHORAX ACCUMULATION OF AIR IN THE LUNGS
PNEUMONITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE LUNGS AKA PNEUMONIA
RHINORRHEA RUNNY NOSE
RHINOPLASTY REPAIR OF THE NOSE
SINUSITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE SINUS
PRIROMETER INSTRUMENT USED TO MEASURE BREATHING
TONSILLECTOMY EXCISION OF THE TONSILS
TRACHEOTOMY INCISION OF THE TRACHEA
ANOSMIA NOT ABLE TO SMELL
APNEA NOT ABLE TO BREATHE
DYSPNEA DIFFICULTY BREATHING
HEMOPTYSIS SPITTING UP BLOOD
HEMIEMESIS VOMITING UP BLOOD (PROJECTILE VOMITING)
HEMOTHORAX BLOOD IN THE CHEST (PLEURAL CAVITY)
PYOTHORAX PUS IN THE CHEST (PLEURAL CAVITY)
SPUTUM MATERIAL EXPELLED FROM THE CHEST
CROUP ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME (S & S) IN CHILDREN
EPITAXIS NOSEBLEED
ASTHMA SPASM AND NARROWING OF THE LUNGS
BRONCHOGENIC CARCINOMA LUNG CANCER
ATELECTASIS COLLAPSED OF THE EXPANDED LUNGS
EMPHYSEMA ABNORMAL EXPANSION OF THE LUNG'S ALVEOLI
PNEUMONIA INFLAMMATION AND INFECTION OF THE LUNGS AKA PNEUMONITIS
TUBERCOLOSIS CONTAGIOUS BACTERIAL INFECTION OF THE LUNGS AND OTHER ORGANS OF THE BODY
PLEURISY/PLEURITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE PLEURAL SAC
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