Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chaper 11

Vocabulary Words

Abnormal Breathing Dyspnea
Acute viral infection in infants and children, characterized by barking cough, obstruction of the larynx and strider. Croup
Coughing up of mucus or sputum from the throat and respiratory tract. Expectoration
removal of the voicebox Laryngectomy
collection of pus in the lungs pulmonary abscess
tube is placed through the mouth and throat into the trachea to establish an airway. endostracheal intubation
visual examination of he bronchial tubes using an endoscope or bronchoscope bronchoscopy
increased levels of carbon dioxide in the blood stream hypercapnia
Spitting up blood from the respiratory track hemoptysis
pain in the diaphragm phrenodynia
new opening of the trachea to the ouside of the body tracheotomy
Removal of the tonsils tonsillectomy
Surgical repair of the nose rhinoplasty
dyspnea on exertion DOE
upper respirtory infection URI
chronic inflammation disorder, chararcterized by airway obstrution and caused by bronchial edema, bronchoconstraction increased mucus production Asthma
Region between the lungs in the chest cavity mediastinum
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx adenoids
Tapping on the surface to determine the underlying structure percussion
Muscle that separates the chest and abdomen; aids breathing Diaphragm
Pus collection in the pleural cavity Pyothorax
Breathing only comfortable when a patient is in an upright position. Orthopena
Whooping cough; bacterial infection of the throat, larynx and treachea pertussis
Endoscopic visual examination of the larynx larynogoscopy
Is the tip of a struture Apex
Bronchus Bronchi
purified protien derivative substance use in a tuberculosis test PPD
Essential parts of the lungs, responsible for respiration alveoli + bronchioles
Abnormal condition of asbestos fiber particles in th lungs Asbestosis
decrease oxyen in the blood Hypoxemia
Chronic obstructive pulmanry disease COPD
Collapsed lung Atelectasis
Highly contagious baterial infection of the pharynx, larynx, and trachea caused by Bordetella pertussis. Also know as pertussis Whooping cough
Collection of pus abscess
Created by: Spacey Stacy



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards