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Mod 4 Med Terms

TermDefinition
Voice Phon/o
Stretching -ectasis
Incomplete atel/o
Breathing -pnea
Surgical Repair -Plasty
Blue Cyan/o
Severe episodes of severe chest pain caused by inadequate blood flow to the myocardium angina
progressive loss of lung function destruction of alevoli Emphysema
known as the common cold Acute Nasopharyngitis
loss of the ability of the larnyx to produce normal speech sounds Aphonia
Known as a nose bleed Epistaxis
Excessive discharge of the mucus from the bronchi Broncharrhea
Surgical incision of the pharnyx Pharyngotomy
Foreign object, such as a blood clot, that is circulating in the blood Embolus
Medication administered to control irregularities of the heart beat Antiarrhythmic
Inflammation of the vein Phlebitis
Inflammation of the bronchial walls Bronchitis
Inflammation of the pleura Pleurisy
Collection of pus in a body cavity Empyema
Collection of blood in the pleural cavity Hemothorax
Emergency procedure in whichan incision is made in the trachea to gain access to the airway below a blockage Tracheotomy
Surgical removal of the larnyx Laryngectomy
A surgical creation of an opening into the chest Thorocostomy
Abnormally slow rate of respiration Bradypnea
Inflammation of the lungs Pneumoia
Inflammation of the pharynx Pharyngitis
A specialist in disorders of the lungs and associated tissues Pulmonologist
Abnormally swollen veins of the legs Varicose Veins
Abnormal enlargement of the heart that is frequently associated with heart failure Cardiomegaly
A physician who specializes in the diagnosis, medical management, and surgical treatment of disorders of the blood vessels Vascular Surgeon
Commonly known as a heart attack Myocardial Infarction
Inflammation of the heart Carditis
Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart Endocarditis
Inflammation of the lining of the heart caused by the presence of bacteria Bacterial Endocarditis
Inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart Pericarditis
Inflammation of the heart muscle Myocarditis
Spasmadic condition of the blood vessel Angiospasm
Thickening and the loss of elasticity of arterial walls Arteriosclerosis
Narrowing of a blood vessel Angiostenosis
Inflammation of a blood vessel Angitis
Anbormally slow resting heart rate Bradycardia
Shallow respiration Hypopnea
Expands the opening of the passages into the lungs Bronchodilator
Spitting blood or blood stained sputum Hemoptysis
Abnormally deep respiration Hyperpnea
Difficult or labored breathing Dyspnea
Abnormally rapid respiration Tachypnea
Normal Breathing Eupnea
The lung fails to expand because air cannot pass beyond the bronchioles that are blocked by secretions Atelectasis
Collection of air in the chest cavity (outside the lungs) Pneumothorax
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