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BREATH OF FRESH AIR

Veterinary Medical Terminology Chapter 9

TermDefinition
cost/o ribs
ox/o oxygen
capn/o carbon dioxide
phragm/o wall
tuss/i cough
cutane/o skin
rhin/o nose
meat/o opening or passageway
sept/o wall
olfact/o smell
pharyng/o throat
laryng/o voice box
bi/o life
apnea absence of breathing
pulmonary pertaining to the lung
hemothorax accumulation of blood in the chest cavity
The pharynx is also called the _______________. throat
The trachea is also called the ______________________. windpipe
Where does gas exchange take place in the lungs? alveoli
Define ventilation. the intake of fresh air; breathing.
Define respiration. the diffusion of gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide) between the atmosphere and the cells of the body.
Another term for nares is ______________________. nostrils
Parts of the upper respiratory tract are nose, mouth, pharynx, epiglottis, and larynx.
Parts of the lower respiratory tract are the trachea and lungs.
Bronchi, bronchioles and alveoli are found within the ___________. lungs
Within the respiratory tract, a ___________ is an air-filled or fluid-filled space. sinus
______________ is a slimelike substance that is composed of glandular secretions, salts, cells, and leukocytes. Mucus
The thin hairs found inside of the nostrils are called ___________. cilia
Costal means........................ pertaining to ribs
The prefix a- combined with the root word -pnea means what? no breathing
The prefix dys- combined with the root word -pnea means what? difficult breathing
The medical term for when an animal is breathing abnormally slow is _________________________________. bradypnea
Auscultation is performed with a ___________________________. stethoscope
Py/o pus
-itis inflammation
rhino- nose
tuss/i cough
-plasty surgical repair
-lysis break down or separate
-ectomy surgical removal
-ary pertaining to
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