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Chap 9 Resp. System

Respiratory System combining forms & Reveiw

epiglott(o) epiglottis
nas(o), rhin(o) nose
laryng(o) larynx
palat(o) palate
pharyng(o) pharynx
alveol(o) alveoli
bronch(o), bronchi(o) bronchi
bronchiol(o) bronchioles
lob(o) lobe
pneum(o) lungs or air
pleur(o) pleura
pneumon(o), pulm(o), pulmon(o) lungs
phren(o) diaphragm or mind
thorac(o) chest
trache(o) trachea
acid(o) acid
alkal(o) alkaline; basic
-capnia carbon dioxide
ox(i) oxygen
phas(o) speech
phon(o) voice
spir(o) to breathe
atel(o) imperfect or incomplete
anthrac(o) coal
coni(o) dust
embol(o) embolus
fibr(o) fiber or fibrous
thromb(o) thrombus
meta- change; next ,as in a series
-ation process
-pnea breathing
-ptosis prolapse
-ptysis spitting
-stenosis narrowing
ABG arterial blood gas
ACS american cancer society
AFB acid-fast bacillus(some types cause tuberculosis)
ARDS actue or adult respiratory distress syndrome
C Pap,CPAP continuous positive airway pressure (for sleep apnea)
CAL chronic airflow limitation
CO2 carbon dioxide
COLD chronic obstructive lung disease
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CSR cheyne-stokes respiration
ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
ET endotracheal
HSV herpes simplex virus
LLL left lower lobe
LRT lower respiratory tract
LUL left upper lobe
O2 oxygen
PFT pulmonary function test
pH potential hydrogen
PO2 oxygen partial pressure
R respiration
RDS respiratory distress syndrome
RLL right lower lobe
RUL right upper lobe
SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
SOB shortness of breath
TB tuberculosis
TTO transtracheal oxygen
URI upper respiratory infection
URT upper respiratory tract
VC vital capacity
an internal blood clot thrombus
difficult or weak voice dysphoria
direct visualization of the bronchi bronchoscopy
drawing in or out as by suction asipiration
inflammation of the throat pharynitis
presence of nasal calculi rhinolithasis
pertaining to the air sacs of the lung alveolar
radiographic examination of the larynx laryngography
profuse nosebleed rhinorrhagia
within the nose intranasal
where oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange occurs alvelus
a branch of the trachea bronchus
a muscular partition that facilitates breathing diaphragm
contains the vocal cords larynx
connected with the paranasal sinuses nose
contains the platine tonsils pharynx
commonly called the windpipe trachea
accumulation of coal dust in the lungs anthracosis
paraoxysmal dyspnea accompanined by wheezing asthma
congenital, incomplete expansion of a lung or a portion of a lung atelectasis
can result from disorders such as chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma COPD
chronic respiratory infection and disorders or the pancreas and sweat glands cystic fibrosis
destruction of the alveolar walls that leads to hindered gas exchange emphysema
paraoxysmal cough, ending in a whooping inspiration pertussis
anthracosis pathology
antissives therapy
bronchography diagnostic test or procedure
coryza pathology
epiglottis anatomy
nares anatomy
oximeter diagnostic test or procedure
palatoplasty surgery
percussion diagnostic test or procedure
rhoncus pathology
Created by: LSerreia