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5 Matching questions

  1. tracheostomy
  2. cronic obstructive pulmonary didease COPD
  3. orthoonea
  4. alveolar
  5. ortho orthopnea
  1. a pertaining to (-ar) the microscopic air sacs (alveoli) at the end of the bronchioles
  2. b Any pathological process with cronic obstruction of thd bronchial tubes
  3. c Condition in which breathing is easier in an upright position, either sitting or standing.
  4. d Surgical opening through the base of the neck into the treacha for the insertion of a tube to create an open airway. The person breathes through this opening bypassing the upper airways.
  5. e straight labored breathing (-pnea) that occurs when lying flat and is relieed by sitting up one of the classic symptoms of ventricular heart failure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. chest instrument (-scope) used to transmit sounds produced by the body
  2. abnormal condition
  3. Surgery involving the rib cage and structures contained within the chest.
  4. the exchange of gases between the air in the lungs and the bloodstream
  5. Dificult or painful respirations; this can be due to exertion or pathological condition or injury.

5 True/False questions

  1. anoxia hypoxiaAbsence or deficency of oxygen in the blood.


  2. cyanosisBluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes caused by the prescence of reduced hemoglobin


  3. thoracentesisInsertion of a nedle between the ribs and into the pleural space.


  4. bronchoscopysmaller (-ole) tubular branches that are extensions of the bronchi


  5. lobectomyA surgical incision that opens the chest for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.