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  1. pulmonology
  2. ventilation-perfusion (V-Q) scan (V-Q lung scan)
  3. hydrothorax
  4. epiglott/o
  5. asphyxia
  6. lobar pneumonia
  7. pneum/o
    pneumon/o
  8. anthrac/o
  9. status asthmaticus
  10. pneumonia
  11. aerosols
  12. sept/o
  13. apnea
  14. granulomas (tubercles)
  15. systemic infections
  16. pulmonary edema
  17. myalgia
  18. mucolytics
  19. laryngoscopy
  20. pandemics
  21. crackle (rale)
  22. wheeze
  23. antral lavage
  24. cyanosis
  25. arterial blood gas (ABG)
  26. anthracosis (black lung disease)
  27. hyaline membrane disease (HMD), infant respiratory distress
  28. spirometry
  29. computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA)
  30. pneumothorax
  31. hypercapnia
  32. polysomnography
  33. bronchiolitis
  34. metastasize
  35. endotracheal intubation
  36. antibiotics
  37. empyema or pyothorax
  38. adenoid/o
  39. influenza (flu)
  40. -ar
  41. laryngoplegia
  42. droplet nuclei
  43. asthma
  44. dysphonia
  45. transudate
  46. anosmia
  47. py/o
  48. septoplasty
  49. -ptysis
  50. bronchiectasis
  51. exacerbations
  52. atelectasis
  53. pharyng/o
  54. lobectomy
  55. virulent
  56. hemoptysis
  57. oximetry (pulse oximetry)
  58. tuberculosis (TB), (acid- fast bacillus)
  59. ronchus
  60. pleur/o
  61. bronchoscopy
  62. decongestants
  63. acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
  64. -sphyxia
  65. pneumoconiosis
  66. immunocompromised
  67. antitussives
  68. thoracentesis (pleurocentesis or thoracocentesis)
  69. finger clubbing
  70. aspiration pneumonias
  71. peri-
  72. phren/o
  73. tachy-
  74. bradypnea
  75. thoracopathy
  76. pleurocentesis (thoracocentesis or thoracentesis)
  77. experctorants
  78. -centesis
  79. peritonsillar
  80. pharyngoscope
  81. sinusotomy
  82. primary tuberculosis
  83. bronchiol/o
  84. orthopnea
  85. -capnia
  86. -phonia
  87. expectorants
  88. bronchoscope
  89. pneumectomy
  90. pleurisy (pleuritis)
  91. aerosol therapy
  92. sputum culture
  93. bronchopneumonia
  94. pulmon/o
  95. deviated nasal septum
  96. pleurectomy
  97. sleep apnea
  98. epiglottitis
  99. tonsill/o
  100. pulmonary embolism
  101. normal flora
  102. paroxysmal
  103. mediastinoscopy
  104. combination therapy
  105. phrenospasm
  106. Mantoux test
  107. atelectasis (airless lung or collapsed lung)
  108. adenoidectomy
  109. tonsillectomy
  110. croup
  111. epistaxis (nosebleed)
  112. oximeter
  113. sweat test
  114. surfactant
  115. edema
  116. coni/o
  117. corticosteroids
  118. pulmonologist
  119. -pnea
  120. orth/o
  121. consolidation
  122. Cheyne-Stokes respiration
  123. -spasm
  124. pleural effusions
  125. antihistamines
  126. dyspnea
  127. stridor
  128. nares
  129. tracheostomy
  130. ox/i
    ox/o
  131. bronchodilators
  132. tachypnea
  133. eu-
  134. pertussis (whooping cough)
  135. pneumocystis pneumonia
  136. viscous
  137. emphysema
  138. -osis
  139. coryza ,head cold or upper respiratory infection (URI)
  140. spir/o
  141. hypoxemia
  142. -ectasis
  143. atel/o
  144. lob/o
  145. spirometer
  146. lung cancer (bronchogenic carcinoma)
  147. alveolar
  148. thoracocentesis, thoracentesis
  149. hyaline membrane
  150. percussion
  151. acidosis
  152. lavage
  153. alveol/o
  154. auscultation
  155. viable
  156. pyothorax (empyema)
  157. sepsis
  158. -ia
  159. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  160. eupnea
  161. postural drainage
  162. -osmia
  163. trache/o
  164. opportunistic
  165. sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
  166. laryng/o
  167. productive cough
  168. pulmonary function tests (PFTs)
  169. stethoscope
  170. chronic bronchitis
  171. bronchospasms
  172. pectoralgia (thoracalgia or thoracodynia)
  173. nas/o
    rhin/o
  174. brady-
  175. rhinoplasty
  176. hemothorax
  177. sinus/o
  178. cyan/o
  179. dys-
  180. nasal
  181. bronchi/o
    bronch/o
  182. -plegia
  183. throat culture
  184. exudate
  185. tracheoplasty
  186. -thorax
  187. cystic fibrosis
  1. a measurement of amount of salt (NaCl) in sweat
  2. b is a hereditary disorder of the exocrine glands that causes the body to secrete extremely thick (viscous) mucus
  3. c -Condition caused by insufficient intake of oxygen
    -common causes include drowning, electric shock, lodging of a foreign body in the respiratory tract, inhalation of toxic smoke, and poisoning
  4. d A Pulmonary Function Test (PFTs) that measures breathing capacity of lungs, including time necessary for exhaling total volume of inhaled air
  5. e excision of a lung or portion of lung. treatment of cancer
  6. f diaphragm; mind
  7. g Repeated breathing pattern characterized by fluctuation in the depth of respiration: first deeply, then shallow, then not at all
  8. h Collapsed or airless state of the lung, which may be acute or chronic and affects all or part of a lung
  9. i Displacement of cartilage dividing the nostrils that causes reduced airflow and, sometimes, nosebleed
  10. j multiple processes of recording sleep. test of sleep cycles & stages using continuous recordings of brain waves (EEGs....electroencephalogram), electrical activity of muscles, eye movements, respiratory rate, blood pressure, blood oxygen saturation, heart rhythm and sometimes, direct observation of person during sleep using video camera
  11. k excision of a lobe
  12. l -is characterized by decreased elasticity of the alveoli (air sac in the lungs) which causes air to remain trapped in the chest and results in a characteristic "barrel- chested" appearance
    -commonly occurs with another respiratory disorder, such as asthma, tuberculosis, chronic bronchitis or with heavy smokers
  13. m instrument used for measuring O2
  14. n pneumonia that results from food or liquid inhalation that may be fatal
  15. o -a life-threatening asthma condition that may require hospitalization
    -results from medications being ineffective
  16. p instrument for examining the pharynx
  17. q involuntary contraction, twitching
  18. r smell
  19. s lung
  20. t -is and acute infectious respiratory viral disease
    - includes type A,B, and C viral types
    -is contagious
    - symptoms include fever, chills, headache, generalized muscle pain (myalgia), and loss of appetite
    -lats between 7-10 days
  21. u tonsils
  22. v Absence of the sense of smell
  23. w pertaining to
  24. x -lung treatment using various techniques to deliver medication in mist form directly to lungs or air passageways
  25. y surgical repair of the septum
  26. z bad (impaired) voice (quality)
  27. aa air, lung
  28. ab bad; painful; difficult
  29. ac instrument for measuring breathing
  30. ad -High-pitched, harsh, adventitious breath sound caused by a spasm or swelling of the larynx or an obstruction in the upper airway
    -requires immediate intervention
  31. ae medications in a form of a mist
  32. af oxygen (O2)
  33. ag increase strength of symptoms
  34. ah lung tissue becomes swollen and engorged
  35. ai medical specialty cornered with disorders of the respiratory system
  36. aj pertaining to the nose
  37. ak fluid that is usually high in protein and commonly contains blood and immune cells
  38. al opening made into trachea where breathing tube is inserted
  39. am coughing up large amounts of mucus
  40. an adenoids
  41. ao visual exam of larynx to detect tumors, foreign bodies, nerve or structural injury or other abnormalities
  42. ap Acute inflammation of the membranes of the nose
  43. aq excision of part of the pleura, usually parietal pleura
  44. ar treatment that loosens and break down mucus
  45. as abnormal condition of coal dust (in the lungs)
  46. at abnormal condition
  47. au -Common childhood condition involving inflammation of the larynx, trachea, bronchial passages and, sometimes, lungs
    -resembles a barking cough
  48. av involuntary contraction of the diaphragm
  49. aw bronchiole
  50. ax Completely unexpected and unexplained death of an apparently normal, healthy infant, usually less than age 12 months; also called crib death
  51. ay surgical puncture and drainage of pleural cavity
  52. az pain in the chest
  53. ba inflammatory nodules
  54. bb is listening to sounds made by organs of the body using stethoscope
  55. bc washing or irrigating of paranasal sinuses to remove mucopurulent (mucus & pus) material in an immunosuppressed patient or one with known sinusitis that has failed medical management
  56. bd nuclear test scan that evaluates airflow (ventilation) and blood flow (perfusion) in lungs for evidence of blood clot in lungs
  57. be blue
  58. bf treatment that includes several antibiotics
  59. bg -is a form of respiratory distress syndrome
    -commonly seen in preterm infants or infants born to diabetic mothers
    -caused by insufficient surfactant
  60. bh deficiency of O2 in blood
  61. bi rapid breathing
  62. bj blood within the chest
  63. bk pus pleural effusions
  64. bl paralysis
  65. bm treatment that expands the bronchi by relaxing the smooth muscles
  66. bn spreading
  67. bo (coughing up or) spitting of blood
  68. bp incision of any of the sinuses
  69. bq Nasal hemorrhage
  70. br good
  71. bs pus in the chest (cavity)
  72. bt includes respiratory disorders that produce a chronic partial obstruction of the passageways
  73. bu extremely thick
  74. bv pus
  75. bw -serum within the chest
    -is a type of pleural effusions
  76. bx -inflammatory disease of the lungs
    -may be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, chemicals, or other agents
  77. by -Temporary loss of breathing
    -obstructive apnea is when the tonsils and adenoids are enlarged
    -central apnea is failure of the brain to transmit impulses for breathing
    -mixed apnea is a combination of obstructive and central apnea
  78. bz larynx (voice box)
  79. ca drug that act on immune system by blocking production of substances that trigger allergic & inflammatory actions
  80. cb epiglottis
  81. cc incomplete expansion of the lung
  82. cd air within the pleural space
  83. ce when the immune system becomes impaired
  84. cf is a communicable disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  85. cg pertaining to the alveoli
  86. ch Blockage in an artery of the lungs caused by a mass of undissolved matter (such as a blood clot, tissue, air bubbles, and bacteria)
  87. ci slow breathing
  88. cj visual exam of bronchi using endoscope (flexible/rigid fiberoptic) inserted thru mouth & trachea for direct viewing of structures or projection on a monitor
  89. ck coal, coal dust
  90. cl membrane that has a ground- glass appearance
  91. cm slow
  92. cn Abnormal respiratory sound heard on auscultation, caused by exudates, spasms, hyperplasia, or when air enters moisture-filled alveoli
  93. co the entire body is affected
  94. cp -is a inflammation of the bronchi caused mainly by smoking and air pollution
    -may be caused by viruses and bacteria as well
  95. cq treatment that aids in removal of mucus
  96. cr surgical repair of the nose
  97. cs Whistling or sighing sound heard on auscultation that results from narrowing of the lumen of the respiratory passageway
  98. ct excision of the tonsils
  99. cu straight
  100. cv alive
  101. cw alveolus; air sac
  102. cx -highly infectious
    -occurs in Type A influenza
  103. cy dust
  104. cz pneumonia that affects only one lobe of the lung
  105. da Excessive acidity of body fluids
  106. db surgical puncture of the pleural cavity
  107. dc dilation, expansion
  108. dd trachea (windpipe)
  109. de bronchus (plural, bronchi)
  110. df breathe
  111. dg pertaining to the area around the tonsils
  112. dh rapid
  113. di excessive CO2
  114. dj microbial test to identify disease-causing organisms of lower respiratory tract, especially ones causing pneumonia
  115. dk paralysis of the (vocal cords and) larynx
  116. dl method of positioning patient so that gravity aids in drainage of secretions from bronchi and lobes of lungs
  117. dm TB spread by droplets of respiratory secretions
  118. dn Intradermal test to determine tuberculin sensitivity based on positive reaction where area around test site becomes red & swollen
  119. do the first time TB enters the body
  120. dp a phospholipid substance that helps keep alveoli open
  121. dq chest
  122. dr -Abnormal breath sound heard on auscultation of an obstructed airway
    -a course, rattling noise that resembles snoring
  123. ds pharynx (throat)
  124. dt pneumonia caused from inflammation of the bronchi
  125. du instrument for examining the bronchus or bronchi
  126. dv surgical puncture to the chest
  127. dw inflammation of the epiglottis
  128. dx drug that relieve or suppress coughing by blocking cough reflex in medulla of brain & alleviate nonproductive dry coughs
  129. dy visual exam of mediastinal structures: heart, trachea, esophagus, bronchus, thymus and lymph node
  130. dz drugs that constrict blood vessels of nasal passages & limit blood flow, which causes swollen tissues to shrink so air can pass more freely thru passageways
  131. ea Enlargement of the terminal phalanges of the fingers and toes commonly associated with pulmonary disease
  132. eb breathing is a straight (or upright position)
  133. ec normal breathing
  134. ed sinus, cavity
  135. ee abnormal fluid in the pleural cavity, the space between the visceral and parietal pleura
  136. ef -condition of dust in the lungs
    -includes silicosis, asbestosis, and anthracosis
  137. eg pleura
  138. eh -world wide epidemic
    - occurs in Type A influenza
  139. ei drug that liquefy respiratory secretions so they are more easily dislodged during coughing episodes
  140. ej test to identify pathogens, especially group A streptococci
  141. ek is a condition in which the lungs no longer function effectively, threatening the life of the patient
  142. el abnormal condition of blueness of the skin
  143. em excision of the adenoids
  144. en spitting
  145. eo septum
  146. ep Acute, infectious disease characterized by a cough that has a "whoop" sound
  147. eq pulse
  148. er incomplete, imperfect
  149. es disease of the chest
  150. et around
  151. eu specialist in the study (and treatment) of lungs (and respiratory diseases)
  152. ev voice
  153. ew produces spasm in the bronchial passages (bronchospasms) that may be sudden and violent (paroxysmal)and lead to dyspnea
  154. ex Inflammation of the pleural membrane characterized by a stabbing pain that is intensified by coughing or deep breathing
  155. ey instrument used for examining the chest
  156. ez spasms in the bronchial passageways
  157. fa Sleeping disorder in which breathing stops repeatedly for more than 10 seconds, causing measurable blood deoxygenation
  158. fb surgical repair of the trachea
  159. fc is a noninflammatory fluid that resembles serum but with slightly less protein
  160. fd minimally invasive imaging that combines computed tomography & angiography to produce images of pulmonary arteries
  161. fe carbon dioxide (CO2)
  162. ff lobe
  163. fg when the immune system is weakened, the greater chance of infections
  164. fh a sudden and violent symptom
  165. fi drug that block histamines from binding with histamine receptor sites in tissues
  166. fj bacteria within the blood
  167. fk gentle tapping on the chest with the fingers and listening to the sounds to determine the position, size, or consistency of the underlying structures
  168. fl is a malignancy that arises from the epithelium of the bronchial tree
  169. fm difficult breathing
  170. fn test to measure dissolved O2 & CO2 in arterial blood
  171. fo inflammation of the bronchioles
  172. fp variety of tests to evaluate respiratory function, ability of lungs to take in and expel air and perform gas exchange across alveolocapillary membrane. measurement of different portions of lung volume provides indication of breathing impairment, as does measurement of volume of air expelled during rapid, vigorous exhalations
  173. fq act of measuring oxygen. noninvasive method of monitoring percentage of hemoglobin (Hb) saturated with oxygen
  174. fr Accumulation of extravascular fluid in lung tissues and alveoli, most commonly caused by heart failure
  175. fs nose
  176. ft bronchial washings
  177. fu dilation of the bronchi
  178. fv surgical puncture
  179. fw fluid within tissues
  180. fx drugs that destroy or inhibit growth of bacteria by disrupting their membranes or one or more of their metabolic processes
  181. fy is a type of pneumonia closely associated with Aids
  182. fz muscle pain
  183. ga procedure where plastic tube inserted into trachea to maintain open airway
  184. gb breathing
  185. gc condition
  186. gd nostrils
  187. ge organisms that reside in or on most people