Chapter 9 Respiratory System Diseases And Disorders

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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