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Ch 9,10


double membrane which encases the lungs pleura
inflammation of the mucous membranes,mucous lining the sinus, causes pressure and pain sinusitis
inflammation of the larynx laryngitis
inflammation of the bronchi bronchitis
viral infection of the upper respiratory system influenza
accute inflammation of lungs pneumonia
inflammation of the stomach gastritis
inflammation of the lining of the abdominal wall pertonitis
inability to absorb fat or some other food malabsorption
inflammation of diverticuli diverticulitis
artificial opening of the large abdominal wall colostomy
dysentery colitis
colecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder
meter that measures movement of air in/out of the lungs speedometer
trachea branches out into the bronchi
nasal polyps cancerous growths within the nose or sinus passageways
upper respiratory diseases infections occurring in sunuses, nose and throat and include common infections and allergies
why do hay fever sufferers take allergy injections? to desensitize them to pollen or other allergens
small air sacs in lungs Alveoli
hay fever seasonal allergic rhinitis-sensitivity to airborne allergens esp pollens of ragweed and grasses
influenza is a viral infection
is there any medication that cures influenza no
what is the most common sleep disorder sleep apnea
in the US, 1 out of 7 people have sinus problems
what is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women? lung cancer
what vaccine is different every year? influenza vaccine
the cause of nasal polyps is unknown true
legionares disease is caused by bacterium
asthma kills at least___per day 15
peptic ulcers ulcers of the stomach and small intestine
what does a sphincter muscle at the juncture of esophogas and stomach prevent? regurgitation
what is the function of esophageal sphincter? the contol passage of food to the stomach
what happens with acute alcoholism? what happens to the body? effects of alcohol include interference with digestion in the small intestine that may cause diarrhea.swell and close the pyloric valve, which is the opening between the stomach and the small intestine and cause vomiting. body organ most affected brain
hemmorrhoids varicose veins in the lining of the rectum near the anus
what are canker sores caused by? bacteria
what is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US? cancer of colon or rectum
liver location below the diaphragm in the upper right quadrant of the abdominal region
where does the greatest amount of digestion occur? small intestine
where does the digestion of proteins begin? stomach
what is bacterial infection associated with? ulcers
is cancer of esophagus very uncommon yes
where does the digestion of starch begin? mouth
Created by: fallsummerspring