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5 Matching questions

  1. pleurectomy
  2. apnea
  3. pneumonectomy
  4. hemothorax
  5. atelectasis
  1. a Surgical removal of part of the pleura.
  2. b Condition in which the lung fails to expand because air cannot pass beyond the bronchioles that are blocked by secretions.
  3. c Accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity.
  4. d Absence of spontaneous respiration.
  5. e Surgical removal of all or part of a lung.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosi.
  2. Medical equipment that dispenses doses of medication in the form of a mist.
  3. Excessive discharge of mucus from the bronchi
  4. Chronic enlargement of bronchi or bronchioles resulting from an earlier lung infection that was not cured.
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. hypopneaAbnormal increase in the depth and rate of the respiratory movements.


  2. mediastinumA chronic alleric disorder characterized by spisodes of severe breathing difficulty, coughing and wheezing.


  3. pyothoraxAccumulation of blood in the pleural cavity.


  4. cystic fibrosisGenetic disorder in which the lungs are clogged with large amounts of abnormally thick mucus.


  5. pleurisyInglammation of the visceral and parietal pleura in the toracic cavity.