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Pulmonary System

Alveoli Tiny air sacs in the lungs.
Apnea Periods of breathing cessation(ending)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) chronic obstruction of lung airflow that interferes with normal breathing
Dyspnea Difficult or labored breathing
Expiration The outward movement of air
Hypoxia a region of the body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply
Inspiration The inward movement of air
Latent Tuberculosis Infected with tuberculosis but without the disease
Purified Protein Derivative a sterile aqueous solution of a purified protein fraction for intradermal administration
Respiration The process of inhaling oxygen into the blood stream and exhaling the waste in the form of carbon dioxide
Respiratory Syncytial Virus A common virus that affects premature and other small infants adversely because of the extremely thick secretions associated with this viral illness.
Created by: KTaylor991



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