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5 Matching questions

  1. bronchoscopy
  2. pneumoconiosis
  3. thoracentesis
  4. pleurectomy
  5. anoxia
  1. a Surgical removal of part of the pleura.
  2. b Visual examination of the bronchi using a bronchoscope.
  3. c The absence of oxygen from the body/es gases, blood, or tissues.
  4. d Puncture of the chest wall with a needle to obtain fluid from the pleual cavity for diagnostic purposes, to drain pleural effusions or to reexpand a collapsed lung.
  5. e An abnormal condition caused by dust in the lungs that usually develops after years of environmental or occupationa contact.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A chronic alleric disorder characterized by spisodes of severe breathing difficulty, coughing and wheezing.
  2. Progressive loss of lung function due to a decrease in the total number of alveoli, the enlargement of the remaining alveoli, and then the progressive destruction of their walls.
  3. Spitting of blood or bloodstained sputum derived from the lungs or bronchial tubes as the result of a pulmonary or bronchial hemorrhage.
  4. The cavity located between the lungs.
  5. Accumulation of air or gas in the pleural spacecausing the lung to collapse.

5 True/False questions

  1. bronchodilatorMedication that expands the opening of the passages into the lungs.


  2. antitussiveContagious bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract that is characterized by a spasm like cough.


  3. apneaAbsence of spontaneous respiration.


  4. asbestosisAn infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosi.


  5. laryngitisInflammation of the pharynx; also known as a sore throat.