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Abnormally rapid deep breathing, resulting in decreased levels of carbon dioxide at the cellular level is known as _____________________
Which condition is the absence, or almost complete absence, of oxygen from inspired gases, arterial blood, or tissues?
Progressive loss of lung function due a decrease in the total number of alveoli, the enlargement of the remaining alveoli, and then the progressive destruction of their walls.
Which respiratory therapy is used to temporarily replace or supplement the patient's natural breathing function?
A specialist in disorders of the lungs and associated tissues is a/an ____________________.
An emergency procedure in which an incision is made into the trachea to gain access to the airway below a blockage is known as a/an ____________________.
The formation of scar tissue that replaces the pulmonary alveolar walls is known as pulmonary ____________________.
Genetic disorder in which the lungs are clogged with large amounts of abnormally thick mucus.
Inflammation of the lungs and airways to the lungs (bronchial tubes) from breathing in foreign material.
Which is the proper spelling of the name of the allergic disorder characterized by episodes of wheezing?
What region of the chest contains the heart, aorta, esophagus, trachea, bronchial tubes, and thymus?
A potentially lethal condition in which breathing recurrently stops during sleep is known as sleep ____________________.
The progressive loss of lung function due a decrease in the total number of alveoli, the enlargement of the remaining alveoli, and the progressive destruction of their walls is known as ____________________.
Spitting of blood or bloodstained sputum derived from the lungs or bronchial tubes as the result of a pulmonary or bronchial hemorrhage.
The passage of a tube through the nose or mouth into the trachea to establish an airway.
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