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  1. asbestosis
  2. anthracosis
  3. pyothorax
  4. pleurectomy
  5. asthma
  1. a The form pneumoconiosos caused by coal dust in the lungs.
  2. b Accumulation of pus in the pleural cavity.
  3. c Surgical removal of part of the pleura.
  4. d The form of pneumoconiosis caused by asbestos particles in the lungs.
  5. e A chronic alleric disorder characterized by spisodes of severe breathing difficulty, coughing and wheezing.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An abnormal condition caused by dust in the lungs that usually develops after years of environmental or occupationa contact.
  2. voice impairment including hoarseness, weakness, or loss of voice.
  3. Pattern of alternating periods of rapid breathing, slow breathin, and the absence of breathing.
  4. Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the ears, nose, and throat.
  5. Usually an emergency procedure in which an incision is made into the trachea to gain acdess to the airway below a blockage.

5 True/False questions

  1. laryngectomySurgical removal of the larynx.


  2. hypopneaShallow or slow respiration.


  3. epistaxisCondition in which the lung fails to expand because air cannot pass beyond the bronchioles that are blocked by secretions.


  4. croupAcute respiratory syndrome in children and infants characterized by obstruction of the larynx, hoarseness, and a barking cough.


  5. polysomnographyAccumulation of pus in the pleural cavity.