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HCT Chapter 13

Apnea Cessation of breathing
Bradypnea Abnormally slow rate of breathing
Chronic Persisting over a long period of time
Cilia Hairlike projections from the surface of a cell
Dysphagia Difficulty swallowing
Dyspnea Difficult or labored breathing
Eupnea Easy or normal breathing
Expiration Act of breathing out, exhalation
Inspiration Act of drawing air into the lung, inhalation
Mediastinum Thoracic space between the two lungs
Phlegm Thick mucus secreted by the tissues in the respiratory passages and usually discharged through the mouth
Pulmonary Pertaining to the lungs
Respiration Exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the atmosphere and the cells of the body, also called ventilation
Tachypnea Excessively fast respiration
Created by: mrsdancona