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Everest345 mod d wk 3

a without
-al pertaining to
atel/o incomplete
bronch/o bronchial tube
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
cyan/o blue
dys- bad
-ectasis dilation or expansion
hyper- increased, excessive
hypo- decreased, deficient
-itis inflammation
laryng/o throat, voice box
or/o mouth
-osis abnormal condition
-ostomy surgically creating an opening
-otomy surgical incision
pharyng/o pharynx
pleur/o pleura
-pnea breathing
pneum/o lung
pharyngitis sore throat
pleural serous membrane around lungs and walls of pleural cavity
sinusitis inflammation of the sinuses
thoracocentesis surgical puncture of the chest for removal of fluid
tracheostomy creating an opening into the trachea and inserting a tube
asphyxiation interruption of breathing resulting in loss of consciousness
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
diaphragm muscle between abdominal and thoracic cavity
hyposmia decreased sense of smell
phlegm thick mucous
rhin/o nose
-scopy visual examination
sinus/o sinus
thorac/o chest
trache/o trachea
apnea absence of spontaeous respiration
atelectasis a collapse of lung tissue affecting part or all of one lung.
bronchoscopy visual examination of the bronchi
dyspnea difficult/painful breathing, short of breath
laryngopharynx pharynx between larynx and esophagus
sputum thick mucous ejected through the mouth
stoma artifical opening
tuberculosis infectious disease of the lungs
URI upper respiratory infection
pharynx the throat
tidal volume volume of air that is inspired and expired in a single normal breath
cyanosis blueish discoloration of skin due to lack of oxygen
hemothorax accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity
pneumothorax accumulation of air in the pleural space causing collapsed lung
emphysema progressive loss of lung function due to decreased number of alveoli
pleurisy inflammation of the pleura in the thoracic cavity
surfactant regulates the amount of surface tension of the fluid that lines the alveoli
Created by: everest