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Respiratory vocab

ch 22 vocab

movement of air in and out of lungs Ventilation
inhaling and exhaling of oxygen and carbon dioxide Respiration
breathing in Inhalation/Inspiration
breathing out Exhalation/Expiration
turns blue due to lack of oxygen Cyanosis
difficulty breathing Dyspnea
difficulty breathing while lying down Orthopnea
temporary absense of breathing Apnea
normal quiet breathing Eupnea
Rapid respiration Tachypnea
Slow respiration Bradypnea
lack of oxygen in the tissues Hypoxia
abnormal high concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood Hypercapnia
abnormal low concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood Hypocapnia
Created by: jekjes