Chapter 12 - Respiratory System

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


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