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Exam 6 - Respiratory System
A disease characterized by bronchial dilation that usually leads to secondary infection is:
The visual examination of the heart, trachea, esophagus, bronchus, and thymus is:
Gently tapping the chest with fingers to determine the position, size, or consistency of underlying structures is called:
Inflammation of the pleural membranes is called pleurisy.
coal, coal dust
alveolus (plural- alveoli)
The presence of pus in the pleural cavity is:
The term for absence of smell is:
An abnormal respiratory sound heard on auscultation is a/an:
A suffix that means spitting is:
The accumulation of extravascular fluid in lung tissues and alveoli is:
The sweat test is used to diagnose:
The diffusion of oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the blood occurs in the:
The outermost membrane that lines the thoracic cavity is the:
The expelling of carbon dioxide from the lungs is called:
Infant respiratory distress syndrome is also called hyaline membrane disease.
The term that means head cold is:
Which of the following is a noninvasive test that monitors the percentage of hemoglobin saturated with oxygen?
collapsed or airless lung
pus in the pleural cavity
phospholipid that allows the lungs that expand with ease
solidification of the lungs
disease characterized by decrease in alveolar elasticity
nosebleed, nasal hemorrhage
test of sleep cycles and stages
relieve nasal congestion and seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms
relieve or suppress coughing
decrease mucous membrane swelling to alleviate nasal stuffiness
reduce the viscosity of the sputum to facilitate productive coughing
surgery to correct a deviated nasal septum
excision of the entire lung
Which of the following is a high-pitched, harsh, adventitious breath sound caused by a spasm or swelling of the larynx or by an obstruction in the upper airway?
The suffix for carbon dioxide is:
The combining form thorac/o means:
The irrigation of paranasal sinuses with a stream of water or other fluid is called:
Excess carbon dioxide in blood is:
Postural drainage involves positioning a patient so gravity aids in the discharge of secretions from bronchi.
The suffix for voice is:
Ventilation is the movement of air into and out of the lungs.
The term epistaxis means:
The space in the chest between the lungs is the:
The term that means sudden recurrence or intensification of a disease is:
The prefix tachy- means:
The membrane lying over the lungs is the visceral pleura.
Which of the following is an intradermal test to determine tuberculin sensitivity?:
The term that refers to an inflammatory condition of the lungs is:
The inability of alveoli to contract because of their decreased elasticity is:
the sense of smell
Olfactory means pertaining to: