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TermDefinition
mediastinum membranous partition between two body cavities or two parts of an organ, especially between the lungs
pleura each of a pair of serous membranes lining the thorax and enveloping the lungs in humans and other mammals
sinuses cavity within a bone or other tissue, especially one in the bones of the face or skull connecting with the nasal cavities
alveoli tiny air sacs within the lungs where exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place
dysphonia disorders of the voice
respirator a device (air mask) worn over the mouth and nose to protect the respiratory system by filtering out dangerous substances inhaled in the air
ventilator machine designed to mechanically move breathable air into and out of the lungs
postural drainage get into a position that helps drain fluid out of the lungs
cyanosis bluish discoloration of the skin
laryngopharnx lower part of the pharynx lying behind or adjacent to the larynx
larynx modified upper part of the trachea of air-breathing vertebrates
nasopharynx the upper part of the pharynx continuous with the nasal passages
oropharynx part of the pharynx that is below the soft palate and above the epiglottis and is continuous with the mouth
histologist a medical scientist who specializes in the study of the structure of organ tissues
Huntingtons disease disorfer in which nerve cells in certain parts of the brain waste away or degenerate
bacteria
fungus
virus
rubella
shingles
rabies
mononucleosis
pleural effusion
prognosis
eponym
diagnosis
syndrome
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