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Chapter 19 prefixes

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alveol
small cavity
bronch
windpipe
carcin
spreading sore
carin
keel-like
cric
ring
epi
upon
hem
blood
inhal
to breath in
phren
mind
tuber
swelling
genetic disorder; increase in mucus; testing by analysis of sweat for increase in NaCl concentration; treatment includes antibotics, exercise, and chest physical therapy
cystic fibrosis
bacterial infection of lungs; causes aveolar sacs swell because of adnormally causing fluid and WBC accumulation resulting in decrease in O2/CO2 exchange
pneumonia
characterized by episodes of coughing, wheezing, and chest tighness; inflamation leads to bronchoconstriction
asthma
chronic inflamation leads to lung fibrosis; permanent enlargement of the alveoli; patients usually smoke
emphysema
infectious disease caused by intracellular obligate Mycobacterium tuberculosis; symptoms include fever, night sweats, weight loss, racking cough and spitting up food
tuberculosis