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  1. pleurisy
  2. pyothorax
  3. dysphonia
  4. mediastinum
  5. bronchorrhea
  1. a voice impairment including hoarseness, weakness, or loss of voice.
  2. b Excessive discharge of mucus from the bronchi
  3. c Inglammation of the visceral and parietal pleura in the toracic cavity.
  4. d The cavity located between the lungs.
  5. e Accumulation of pus in the pleural cavity.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.
  2. Accumulation of air or gas in the pleural spacecausing the lung to collapse.
  3. Abnormally slow rate of respiration; usually less than 10 breathes per minute.
  4. Inflammation of the pharynx; also known as a sore throat.
  5. Creating an opening into the trachea and inserting a tube to facilitate the passage of air or the removal of secretions.

5 True/False Questions

  1. laryngoplegiaSpecializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the ears, nose, and throat.


  2. tracheotomyUsually an emergency procedure in which an incision is made into the trachea to gain acdess to the airway below a blockage.


  3. pneumonectomySurgical removal of all or part of a lung.


  4. asthmaThe condition that occurs when the body cannot get the air it needs to function.


  5. epistaxisSpitting of blood or bloodstained sputum derived from the lungs or bronchial tubes as the result of a pulmonary or bronchial hemorrhage.


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