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Med Term Chapter 10

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tracheo
trachea
laryngo
larynx
alveolo
alveolus
bronchio, broncho
bronchus (2 WR)
pneumo, pneumono
air, lung (2 WR)
rhino, naso
nose (2 WR)
sinuso
sinus
epiglotto
epiglottis
oxi, oxo
oxygen (2 WR)
cyano
blue
spiro
breathe
lobo
lobe
pleuro
pleura
septo
septum
ateleo
incomplete, imperfect
pulmono
lung
ortho
straight, correct
bronchiolo
bronchiole
thoraco, stetho, pectero
chest (3 WR)
eu
good, normal
capnia
carbon dioxide
dys
bad, painful, difficult
ptysis
spitting
thorax
chest
brady
slow
eupnea
easy breathing
bradypnea
slow breathing
apnea
loss of or without breathing
orthopnea
breathing in the upright (correct) position
cyanosis
condition of blueness
atelectasis
incomplete expansion of (collapsed) lung
lobectomy
removal of a lobe (of the lung)
hemoptysis
spitting of blood
hypercapnia
excessive CO2
septoplasty
surgical repair of the septum
laryngopathy
disease of the larynx
pulmonologist
specialist in the study of the lungs
pneumocentesis
surgical puncture of the lung
laryngoplegia
paralysis of the voice box
rhinoplasty
surgical repair of a nose
thoracentesis, thoracocentesis
puncture of the pleural cavity
pneumonia
any condition of the lungs
dysphonia
poor voice, hoarseness
laryngostomy
creation of a "mouth" in the larynx
pyothorax, emoyema
pus in the chest (pleural cavity)
hemothorax
blood in the chest ( pleural cavity)
pneumothorax
air in the chest (pleural cavity)
epiglottitis
inflammation of the epiglottis
bronchorrhaphy
suture of the bronchus
oximeter
instrument to measure oxygen (saturation)
pulmonary, pneumonic
lung
bronchial
bronchus
cyanotic
blue
nasal, rhinic
nose
nares
nostrils
nasal hemorrhage
epistaxis
Finger Clubbing
hypertrophy of the finegrtips due to respiratory problems
Barrel Chest
Enlarged chest due to air trapped in alveoli
Auscultation
Listening to chest sounds using a stethoscope
Percussion
Gently tapping of chest to determine nature of underlying structures.
Sweat Test
Definitive test for cystic fibrosis
Mantoux
Common test used to determine TB status
Empyema
Pyothorax, pus in the pleural cavity
Atelectasis
collapsed lung; airless lung