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Respiratory System & Microbiology

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EXTERNAL RESPIRATION
THE EXCHANGE OF GASES BETWEEN THE LUNGS AND THE OUTSIDE ENVIRONMENT.
INTERNAL RESPIRATION
THE EXCHANGE OF GASES BETWEEN THE CELLS OF THE BODY
TRACHEA
THE WINDPIPE
PHONATION
SOUND PRODUCTION
BRONCHI
THE TUBES THAT LEAD FROM THE TRACHEA INTO THE LUNGS
ALVEOLI
AIR SACS IN THE LUNGS
MEDIASTINUM
SPACE BETWEEN THE LUNGS WHERE THE HEART LIES
VISCERAL PLEURA
PLEURAL MEMBRANE THAT COVERS THE LUNGS
PARIETAL PLEURA
PLEURAL MEMBRANE THAT LINES THE THORACIC CAVITY
NASAL
PERTAINING TO THE NOSE
RHINOPLASTY
SURGICAL REPAIR OF THE NOSE
SINUSITIS
INFLAMMATION OF THE SINUSES
EPIGLOTTITIS
INFLAMMATION OF THE EPIGLOTTIS
LARYNGOSCOPY
PROCESS OF EXAMINING THE LARYNX
BRONCHIECTASIS
DILATION OF THE BRONCHI
BRONCHOSCOPE
INSTRUMENT USED TO VIEW THE TRACHEA AND BRONCHIAL TUBES
PULMONARY
PERTAINING TO THE LUNGS
PNEUMONITIS
INFLAMMATION OF THE LUNGS
PLEURITIS
INFLAMMATION OF THE PLEURAL MEMBRANE
PHRENOSPASM
SPASM OF THE DIAPHRAGM
SPIROMETER
INSTRUMENT USED TO MEASURE VITAL AIR CAPACITY OF THE LUNG
LOBECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A LOBE OF THE LUNG
PNEUMOCONIOSIS
ABNORMAL CONDITION OF DUST IN THE LUNGS
HYPOXEMIA
LACK OF OXYGEN IN THE BLOOD
ORTHOPNEA
DIFFICULTY BREATHING IN A HORIZONTAL POSITION
DYSPNEA
DIFFICULT BREATHING
ATELECTASIS
COLLAPSED LUNG
HYPERCAPNIA
EXCESSIVE CARBON DIOXIDE IN THE BODY
ANOSMIA
LACK OF SMELL
APNEA
LACK OF BREATHING
HEMOPTYSIS
SPITTING UP BLOOD
BRONCHOSPASM
SPASM OF THE BRONCHIAL TUBES
THORACODYNIA
PAIN IN THE CHEST
ASPHYXIA
INSUFFICIENT OXYGEN
COMPLIANCE
THE ABILITY OF THE LUNG TO STRETCH
CORYZA
HEAD COLD
EPISTAXIS
NOSEBLEED
PLEURISY
INFLAMMATION OF THE PLEURAL MEMBRANE
SPUTUM
ABNORMAL THICK FLUID FORMED BY THE LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT
BRONCHOGRAPHY
PROCESS OF EXAMINING THE BRONCHIAL TREE
PULMONARY FUNCTION STUDIES
SERIES OF TESTS DESIGNED TO EVALUATE THE VOLUME AND AIR FLOW RATE OF THE LUNGS
COLONY
VISIBLE GROWTH ON A CULTURE PLATE
MEDIA
NUTRIENT; FOOD; OR AGAR
INOCULATE
TO PLACE A SPECIMEN IN A CULTURE MEDIUM, AND ALLOW IT TO GROW SO IT CAN BE IDENTIFIED
NORMAL FLORA
NON-DISEASE PRODUCING MICROBES
MICROBIOLOGY
STUDY OF MICROORGANISMS
SENSITIVITY TESTING
A TEST PERFORMED ON COLONIES OF BACTERIA TO DETERMINE WHICH ANTIBIOTIC THE BACTERIA IS SENSITIVE TO
SUSCEPTIBLE HOST
HOST THAT IS SUSCEPTIBLE TO INVASION AND MULTIPLICATION OF MICROORGANISMS
"A" DISK
AN ANTIBACTERIAL DISK PLACED ON A THROAT CULTURE PLATE
SINUSES
HOLES IN THE BONES OF THE SKILL; LIGHTEN THE WEIGHT OF THE SKULL AND ADD TONE TO THE VOICE
FRONTAL SINUS
SINUS LOCATED IN THE FOREHEAD OF THE SKULL
ETHMOIDAL SINUS
SINUS LOCATED BEHIND THE EYES
SPHENOIDAL SINUS
SINUS LOCATED TO THE SIDE OF THE ETHMOIDAL SINUS
MAXILLARY SINUS
SINUS LOCATED IN THE UPPER JAW BONE OF THE SKULL
STREPTOCOCCI
MICROORGANISMS IN THE SHAPE OF ROUND CHAINS
STAPHYLOCOCCI
MICROORGANISMS IN THE SHAPE OF ROUND CLUSTERS
DIPLOCOCCI
TWO ROUND MICROORGANISMS
BACILLI
ROD SHAPED MICROORGANISMS THAT LIVE MAINLY IN THE GI SYSTEM
FUNGI
TREE SHAPED MICROORGANISMS THAT LIVE MAINLY ON THE SKIN
SPIRILLA
SPIRAL SHAPED MICROORGANISMS