Chapter 9 Respiratory System Diseases And Disorders

Disease Conditions: Chapter 9 Vocabulary. On The Respiratory System.
 
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Without pain
Analgesics
Against fever
Antipyretics
Without breathing
Apnea
measurement of the amounts of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the blood
Arterial blood gases
a chronic dilation of the bronchus
Bronchiectasis
Procedure to look into the bronchus
Bronchoscopy
condition of unknown pathogenesis, usually is related to poor distal circulation and oxygenation.
Clubbing
Difficulty breathing
Dyspnea
Coughing up blood
Hemoptysis
Low blood oxygen level
Hypoxemia
low oxygen
Hypoxia
difficulty breathing in a lying position
Orthopnea
sputum or excessive mucus is brought up and expelled
Productive cough
abnormal musical sounds heard on inspiration, often called crackles
Rales
Runny nose
Rhinorrhea
dry rattling sounds in the bronchi due to obstruction of the airways
Rhonchi
fluid or secretions coughed up from the lungs
Sputum
Rapid breathing
Tachypnea
insertion of a tube to withdraw air and assist in reexpanding the lung
Thoracentesis
Produced by partial obstruction of the airways
Wheezing


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