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Respiratory terms


Acrocyanosis Aka raynauds phenomenon, intermittent attacks of ischemia of the extremities of the body, fingers, toes, ears and nose.
adventitous not hereditary, occuring at an inappropriate place.
anoxia local or systemic lack of o2 in body tissues
apnea cessation of breathing
perfusion passage of blood through the vesseles of an organ
lobectomy surgical excision of one or more lobes of a lung
clubbing abnormal enlargement of the distal phalanges
hypoxia inadequate oxygen
bradypnea abnormally low rate of breathing
hemothorax blood and fluid in the pleural cavity
hypocapnea abnormally low arterial carbon dioxide level
mucolytic any agent that dissolves or destroys mucus
Tidal volume amount of air inhaled and exhaled durring normal ventilation
Atelectasis Collapsed lung or part of a lung.
hypoxemia low level of oxygen in the blood
Created by: jfraley