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Med Express 4

Medical Terminology Express Chapter 4 Respiratory System

TermDefinition
rhio/rrhea runny nose
O2 oxygen
CO2 carbon dioxide
nas/o nose
rhin/o nose
adenoid/o adenoid
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
laryng/o larynx
trache/o trachea
pneum/o air, lung
pneumon/o air, lung
pulmon/o lung
bronch/o bronchus
bronchi/o bronchus
bronchiol/o bronchioles
thorac/o chest
phren/o diaphragm
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-osmia smell
-pnea breathing
brady- slow
inflammation of the bronchi bronch/itis
paralysis of the larynx (voice box) laryng/o/plegia
-plegia paralysis
visual examination of the bronchi bronch/o/scopy
incision of the trachea trache/o/tomy
instrument for examining the larynx laryng/o/scope
disease of the chest thorac/o/pathy
rapid breathing tachy/pnea
tachy fast, rapid
excision of tonsils tonsill/ectomy
resembling mucous muc/oid
muc/o mucous
surgical repair of the nose rhin/o/plasty
specialist in the treatment of lungs pulmon/o/logist
swallowing air aer/o/phagia
-phagia eating
without (absence of) breathing a/pnea
creation of an opening (mouth) in the trachea trache/o/stomy
-ostomy create an opening
excision of the larynx (voice box) laryng/ectomy
hemoptysis coughing up blood
CNS central nervous system
a- without
lob/ectomy excision of one lobe of the lung
pneumon/ectomy excision of a lung or a portion of the lung
endo within
scope instrument for examining/viewing
dys/pnea difficulty breathing
halit/osis bad breath
hemoptysis coughing up blood
EEG electro/encephal/o/gram
surgical puncture of the chest thora/centesis
visual examination of the bronchi bronch/o/scopy
instrument for measuring breathing spir/o/meter
meter measuring
adenoid/o adenoids
Created by: loweunde