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YTI- Med Term- Respiratory

nas/o nose
bronchiol/o bronchiole
trache/o trachea
adenoid/o adenoids
rhin/o nose
laryng/o larynx
tonsill/o tonsils
sept/o septum
epiglott/o epiglottis
pharyng/o pharynx
bronchi/o bronchus
sinus/o sinus, cavity
cyan/o blue
alveol/o alveolus
coni/o dust
pneum/o air; lung
atel/o incomplete; imperfect
pulmon/o lung
anthrac/o coal, coal dust
pleur/o pleura
pneumon/o air; lung
lob/o lobe
spir/o breathe
orth/o straight
phren/o diaphragm; mind
ox/o oxygen
pector/o chest
steth/o chest
thorac/o chest
-capnia carbon dioxide (CO2)
-osmia smell
-thorax chest
-phonia voice
-ptysis spitting
-pnea breathing
brady- slow
tachy- rapid
dys- bad; painful; difficult
eu- good, normal
Temporary loss of breathing apnea
Collapsed or airless state of the lung, which may be acute or chronic and affect all or part of a lung atelectasis
Displacement of cartlidge dividing the nostrils deviated nasal septum
Nosebleed; nasal hemorrhage epistaxis
One of several disorders in which breathing during sleep stops for more than 10 sec and usually more than 20 times/hr,causing measurable blood deoxygenation sleep apnea
Completely unexpected and unexplained death of an apparently normal and healthy infant, usually less than 12 mos.; aka crib death sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
Generally occupational disease caused by inhaling dust particles, including coal dust, iron and asbestos pneumoconiosis
Noninvasive method of monitoring the percentage of hemoglobin (Hb) saturated with oxygen; aka pulse oximetry oximetry
Measurement of ventilatory ability by assessing lung capacity and flow, including the time necessary for exhaling the total volume of inhaled air spirometry
Visual examination of the bronchi using an endoscope inserted through the mouth and trachea for direct viewing of structures or for projection on a monitor bronchoscopy
Visual examination of the mediastinal structures including the heart, trachea, esophagus, bronchus, thymus, and lymph nodes mediastinoscopy
Microbial test used to identify disease-causing organisms of the lower respiratory tract, especially those that cause pneumonias sputum culture
Test used to identify pathogens, especially group A streptococci throat culture
Reconstructive surgery of the nose to correct deformities or for cosmetic purposes rhinoplasty
Surgical puncture and drainage of the pleural cavity; aka pleurocentesis thoracentesis
ABGs arterial blood gases
AP anteroposterior
COPD chonic obstructive pulmonary disease
CXR chest x-ray, chest radiograph
DPT diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus
PFT pulmonary function tests
PND paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
SOB shortness of breath
T & A tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
URI upper respiratory infection
ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome
CO2 carbon dioxide
TPR temperature, pulse,and respiration
Treats chronic lung disease by suppressing the immune response and decreasing inflammation corticosteroids
Created by: TDommel