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pathology

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TermDefinition
agenisis no corpse colllision/ failure of organ to develop during embryonic stage
atelectasis complete or partial collapse lungs
bronchiectasis chronic dilation of the bronchi and bronchioles associated with secondary infection
bronchitis inflammation of the bronchi
empyema collection of puss in pleural cavity
hemothorax presence of blood in pleural space
pneumothorax collapse lung
pneumonectomy surgical removal of lung or partial
thorosentisis removal of fluid from pleural cavity
pleural effusion build up of fluid between the tissues that line the lung and chest
turbuculosis chronic infection of the lungs
pneumonia acute infection of the lung paranchyma
emphysema destructive and obstructive airway changes leading to increased air volume in lungs
pulmonary edema Replacement of air with fluid within the lung interstitium and alveoli
pneumoconiosis lung disease from inhalation of industrial substances
tracheotomy incision in the windpipe to remove obstruction
chronic obstruction pulmonary disease COPD chronic condition of persistant obstruction of bronchial air flow
anthracosis minor lung/ black lung - inflamation caused by inhalation of coal dust
Created by: nemracf13