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test to monitor brain waves, muscle tension, eye movement and oxygen levels in the blood as the patient sleeps
infection of the upper airways in children characterized by a barking sound
area between the lungs containing the heart, aorta, venae cavae, esophagus, and the trachea
blue discoloration of the skin, lips and nail beds due to low levels of oxygen in the blood
wheezing sound heard on auscultation of the lungs. made by air passing through a constricted lumen
respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
a chronic disease of unknown cause marked by the formation of nodules in the lungs and liver and lymph glands and salivary glands
infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)
radiographic technique that produces an image representing a detailed cross-section, or slice, of an area, tissue, or organ at a predetermined depth
a small flexible tube inserted into a body cavity for draining off fluid or introducing medication
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