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BHCW Test 2 part 5

Pleura a double membrane that sepreates, lubricates and seperates each lung
bronchitis infectin and / or inflammation of the bronchi
COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Emphysema aveoli lose elasticity and do not exchange gas well
Pleury inflammation of the pleura
Asthma bronchi narrow, constricted, in spasm
Small Intestine Most of the nutrients are absorbed
Diarrhea frequent watery stools
Diverticulitis inflammtion of the diverticula (Weaking of the colon wall leading to the formation of a pouch)
Ulcer open sore in the lining of the digestive tract
Cholecystectomy Removal of the gallbladder
Cirrhosis degenerative condition of the liver
Hepatitis inflammation of the liver
Laparotomy incision into the abdomen
Osteomyelitis a bacterial infection of the bones
Osteoporosis weakening of the bones due to lack of Ca, associated with menopause in women
Carries Cavities
Gangrene Clostridiam bacteria that kills muscle tissue
CPK Creatine Phosphokinase, test that measure muslce damage
CCU Corrinary Care Unit
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