Which structure surrounds and protects all of the structures within the chest?
Abnormally rapid deep breathing, resulting in decreased levels of carbon dioxide at the cellular level is known as _____________________
An accumulation of fluid in lung tissues is known as pulmonary ____________________.
Also known as suffocation.
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.
Excessive discharge of mucus from the bronchi.
Which procedure is a surgical incision of the pharynx?
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 ____________________.
Phlegm ejected through the mouth is called ____________________.
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.
Which condition is the absence of spontaneous respiration?
Inflammation of the lungs and airways to the lungs (bronchial tubes) from breathing in foreign material.
The medical term for the condition commonly known as a nosebleed is ____________________.
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 surgical incision into the pharynx is known as a ____.
An inflammation of the pleura that produces sharp chest pain with each breath
The surgical removal of the larynx is known as a/an ____________________.
Which condition is the abnormal escape of fluid into the pleural cavity?
Inflammation of the bronchial walls.
Narrows the opening of the passages into the lungs.
Expands the opening of the passages into the lungs.
Bleeding from the bronchi.
Excessive flow of mucus from the bronchi.
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 ____________________.
The surgical removal of all or part of a lung.
Which structure carries both food and air?
The surgical repair of the pharynx is known as a/an ____________________.
Bleeding from the larynx.
Which tissue or structure contains a watery lubricating fluid?
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.
A diagnostic test that records the volume of air inhaled or exhaled.
Word part: incomplete.
Word part: stretching.
Word part: breathing.
Difficult of labored breathing.
Abnormally deep respiration.
Abnormally rapid respiration.
The condition of subnormal oxygen levels in the cells is known as ____________________.
one inhalation and one expiration
Which of the following is counted as a single respiration?
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