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Mod D voc unit 2

voc unit 2

QuestionAnswer
anthrac coal
-phore bearing
alveoli air sacs within the lungs
anosmia lack of sense of smell
anoxia lack of oxygen
apnea cessation of breathing
atelectasis collapse of aliveolus
bronchoscope instrument used to examine the bronchi
coryza common cold
diaphragm respiratory muscle the separates thoracic & abdominal cavity
dyspnea difficulty breathing
empyema pus in the pleura cavity
epiglottis lid to glottis
eupnea good or normal breathing
hemoptysis spitting up of blood
hypoxia deficient amount of oxygen in the inspired air
laryngostomy new opening in lanyx
mediastinum central portion of the thoracic cavity between the lungs
orthopnea inability to breathe in an upright or straight position
pertussis whopping cough
pneumoconiosis a condition of the lung caused by inhalation of dust
rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nose
sinusitis inflammation of the sinus
spirometer an instrument used to measure the volume of respired air
tachypnea fast breathing
thoracocentesis surgical puncture of the chest for removal of fluid
Tidal volume amount of air into and out of lungs during a single rep. (tidal wave)
average respiratory rate for and adult 15-20
Organs of the respiratory system Nose, Pharynx, Larynx, Trachea, Bronchi, Lungs
orthopnea inability to breathe in an upright or straight position
pertussis whopping cough
pneumoconiosis a condition of the lung caused by inhalation of dust
rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nose
sinusitis inflammation of the sinus
spirometer an instrument used to measure the volume of respired air
tachypnea fast breathing
thoracocentesis surgical puncture of the chest for removal of fluid
Tidal volume amount of air into and out of lungs during a single rep. (tidal wave)
average respiratory rate for and adult 15-20
Organs of the respiratory system Nose, Pharynx, Larynx, Trachea, Bronchi, Lungs
Created by: Littleraincloud