Chapter 9 Respiratory System Diseases And Disorders

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Disease Conditions: Chapter 9 Vocabulary. On The Respiratory System.


 
  
Created Jun 21, 2010
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Without pain
 
Analgesics
2
Against fever
 
Antipyretics
3
Without breathing
 
Apnea
4
measurement of the amounts of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the blood
 
Arterial blood gases
5
a chronic dilation of the bronchus
 
Bronchiectasis
6
Procedure to look into the bronchus
 
Bronchoscopy
7
condition of unknown pathogenesis, usually is related to poor distal circulation and oxygenation.
 
Clubbing
8
Difficulty breathing
 
Dyspnea
9
Coughing up blood
 
Hemoptysis
10
Low blood oxygen level
 
Hypoxemia
11
low oxygen
 
Hypoxia
12
difficulty breathing in a lying position
 
Orthopnea
13
sputum or excessive mucus is brought up and expelled
 
Productive cough
14
abnormal musical sounds heard on inspiration, often called crackles
 
Rales
15
Runny nose
 
Rhinorrhea
16
dry rattling sounds in the bronchi due to obstruction of the airways
 
Rhonchi
17
fluid or secretions coughed up from the lungs
 
Sputum
18
Rapid breathing
 
Tachypnea
19
insertion of a tube to withdraw air and assist in reexpanding the lung
 
Thoracentesis
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Produced by partial obstruction of the airways
 
Wheezing


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