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  1. a Acute respiratory syndrome in children and infants characterized by obstruction of the larynx, hoarseness, and a barking cough.
  2. b Progressive loss of lung function due to a decrease in the total number of alveoli, the enlargement of the remaining alveoli, and then the progressive destruction of their walls.
  3. c Surgical repair of the pharynx.
  4. d Test that measures physiological activity during sleep.
  5. e Genetic disorder in which the lungs are clogged with large amounts of abnormally thick mucus.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Surgical removal of part of the pleura.
  2. Chronic enlargement of bronchi or bronchioles resulting from an earlier lung infection that was not cured.
  3. Visual examination of the larynx using a laryngoscope.
  4. Accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity.
  5. Absence of spontaneous respiration.

5 True/False Questions

  1. antitussiveMedication administered to prevent, or relieve coughing.


  2. asbestosisCondition in which the lung fails to expand because air cannot pass beyond the bronchioles that are blocked by secretions.


  3. hypopneaShallow or slow respiration.


  4. hypoxiaThe condition of having below normal oxygen levels in the body tissues and cells.


  5. asthmaThe absence of oxygen from the body/es gases, blood, or tissues.


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