Medical Terminology- Chapter 7 - Respiratory System

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Medical Terminology System: a Body Systems Appraoch


 
  
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granuloma
 
nodular, inflammatory lesion
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naris
 
nostril
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septum
 
wall dividing two cavities
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status asthmaticus
 
severe prolonged asthma attach that does not respond to repeated doses of bronchodialators
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surfactant
 
fatty substance that decreases surface tension on alveoli
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sept/o
 
septum
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pharyng/o
 
pharynx
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pneum/o    orpneumon/o
 
air, lung
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pulmon/o
 
lung
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anthrac/o
 
coal, coal dust
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atel/o
 
incomplete
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coni/o
 
dust
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lob/o
 
lobe
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orth/o
 
straight
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pector/o     orsteth/o     orthorac/o
 
chest
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phren/o
 
diaphram; mind
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spir/o
 
breathe
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-capnia
 
carbon dioxide
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-osmia
 
smell
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-phonia
 
voice
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breathing
 
-pnea
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spitting
 
-ptysis
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chest
 
-thorax
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acidosis
 
acidic conditions; due to retention of CO2
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anosmia
 
absence of or decrease int he sense of smell
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apnea
 
temporary loss of breathing
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asphyxia
 
condition caused by insufficient intake of oxygen
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atelectasis
 
collapsed or airless state of the lung
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Cheyne-Stokes respiration
 
repeated breathing pattern characterized by fluctutation in the depth of repsiration, first...
30
compliance
 
ease with which lung tissue can be stretched
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coryza
 
head cold; URI
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deviated nasal septum
 
displacement of cartilage dividing the nostrils
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epistaxis 
 
nosebleed
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finger clubbing
 
enlargement of the terminla phalanges of the fingers and toes; commonly associated with pulmonary...
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hypoxemia
 
deficiency of oxygen in the blood; also called anoxemia
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hypoxia
 
absence or deficieency of oxygen ont he tissues; ;also called anoxia
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pleurisy
 
inflammation of the pleural membrane characterized by a stabbing pain that is intensified by...
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pneumoconiosis
 
generally occupational disease caused by inhaling dust 
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pulmonary edema
 
accumulation of extravascular fluid in lung tissues and alveoli caused most commonly by heart...
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pulmonary embolus
 
mass of undissolved matter in pulmonary arteries or its branches
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rale
 
abnormal respiratory sound; crackle
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rhonchus
 
adventitious breath sound that resembles snoring
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stridor
 
high pitched harsh adventitious breath sound caused by spasm
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wheeze
 
whistling or sighing sound on auscultation that results from narrowing of the lumen of the...


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