Respiratory system

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Adenoidectomy
Sugical removal, excision adenoids
Alveolar
Pertaining to alveolus; air sac
Anthracosis
Abnormal condition, increase (used primarily with blood cells) coal, coal dust
Atelectasis
Dilation or expansion incomplete, imperfect
Bronchoscope
Instrument for viewing bronchus( plural bronchi)
Bronchiectasis
Dilation or expansion bronchus ( plural bronchi)
Bronchiolitis
Inflammation bronchiole
Cyanosis
Abnormal condition, increase ( used primarily with blood cells) blue
Diaphragmatocele
Hernia, protrusion, swelling diaphragm
Epiglottitis
Inflammation epiglottis
Laryngoplegia
Paralysis larynx( voice box)
Lobectomy
Surgical removal, excision lobe
Nasal
Pertaining to nose
Orthopnea
Breathing straight
Oximeter
Instruments for measuring oxygen
Hypoxemia
Blood condition below under, deficient oxygen
Perctoralgia
Pain chest
Pharyngoscope
Instrument for viewing pharynx ( throat)
Phrenectomy
Surgical removal, excision diaphragm; mind
Pleurocentesis
Puncture to withdraw fluid pleura
Pneumectomy
Surgical removal, excision air; lung
Pneumonia
Condition, state air; lung
Pulmonologist
Specialist in the study of lungs
Rhinitis
Inflammation nose
Septoplasty
Surgical repair septum
Sinusotomy
Incision sinus, cavity
Spirometer
Instruments for measuring breathe
Stethoscope
Instrument for viewing chest
Peritonsillar
Pertaining to around tonsils
Thoracodynia
Pain chest
Pertussis
Noun ending through cough
Hypercapnia
Carbon dioxide excessive, above normal, increased
Anosmia
Smell without, not
Dysphonia
Voice abnormal, difficult painful bad
Apnea
Breathing without, away from, not
Hemoptysis
Spitting blood
Bronchospasm
Involuntary contraction, twitching bronchus ( plural, bronchi)
Pyothorax
Chest pus