Chapter 12 - Respiratory System

Respiratory S Ystem Me
Created Feb 9, 2012
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ADENOID
NASOPHARYNGEAL LYMPHATIC TISSUE
APEX
THE UPPERMOST PORTION OF THEY LUNG
ASBESTOSIS
A TYPE OF PNEUMOCONIOSIS; DUST PARTICALS ARE INHALED
ATELACTASIS
COLLAPSED LUNG
BRONCHI
TUBES THAT BIFURCATE FROM THE WINDPIPE
BRONCHIOALVEOLAR LAVAGE
FLUID IS INJECTED INTO THE BRONCHI AND THEN REMOVED FOR EXAMINATION
BRONCHOGENIC CARCINOMA
MALIGNANT NEOPPLASM ORIGINATING IN A BRONCHUS
BRONCHOSCOPY
AN ENDOSCOPIC EXAM OF THE LUNGS
CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
INFLAMMATION OF TUBE LEADING FROM THE TRACHEA OVER A LONG PERIOD OF TIME
COPD
AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION ASSOCIATED WITH EMPHYSEMA AND CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
CYSTIC FIBROSIS
INHERITED DISEASE OF EXOCRINE GLANDS LEADING TO AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION
EMPHYSEMA
HYPERINFLATION OF AIR SACS WITH DESTRUCTION OF ALVEOLAR WALLS
ENDOTRACHIAL TUBE
TUBE THAT IS PLACED THROUGH THE MOUTH TO THE TRACHEA TO ESTABLISH AN AIRWAY
EPIGLOTTIS
LID-LIKE PIEVE OF CARTILAGE THAT COVERS THE LARYNX, PREVENTING FOOD FROM ENTERING THE LARYNX...
EPISTAXIS
NOSE BLEED
EXPECTORATION
MATERIAL EXPELLED FROM THE LUNGS
HYPERCAPNIA
HIGH CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS IN THE BLOOD
LARYNGECTOMY
REMOVAL OF THE VOICE BOX
LUNG SCAN
RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL IS INJECTED OR INHALED AND IMAGES ARE RECORDED
MEDIASTINUM
SPACE BETWEEN THE LUNGS IN THE CHEST
ORTHOPNEA
BREATHING IS EASIER IN AN UPRIGHT POSITION
PERTUSSIS
WHOOPING COUGH; BACTERIAL INFECTION OF THE PHARYNX. THE P IN DPT
PULMONARY ABSCESS
LOCALIZED AREA OF PUS FORMATION IN THE LUNGS
PYOTHORAX
COLLECTION OF PUS IN THE PLEURAL CAVITY
THORACENTESIS
CHEST WALL IS PUNCTURED WITH A NEEDLE TO OBTAIN FLUID FROM THE PLEURAL SPACE
TRACHEA
WINDPIPE
TRACHEOSTOMY
OPENING INTO THE TRACHEA THROUGH THE NECK TO ESTABLISH AN AIRWAY
HYPOXEMIA
LOW LEVELS OF OXYGEN IN THE BLOOD


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