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Medical Terminology Basic Ch 6
The Respiratory System
Means pertaining to the nose
Is the space inside the nose
The partition that divides the nares is known as:
nas/o or rhin/o
is a combining form meaning nasal cavity.
is a root word meaning stomach
Medical word meaning related to nose and stomach.
is a suffix meaning bursting of blood (bleeding or hemorrhaging)
Medical term meaning bursting forth of blood from the nose (nosebleed)
means discharge or flow
Medical term meaning discharge of the nose.
Is the inflammation of the nose
is inflammation of the sinus.
combining form meaning hollow space or cavity of the nose.
is the condition of a narrowed nasal passage.
is a combining form meaning narrowing.
is a suffix meaning the condition of narrowing.
Is a suffix meaning surgical repair.
Is a plastic surgery of the nose.
The combined space behind the nasal cavity, the mouth, and the throat is the:
Is the inflammation of the throat pharynx.
is a combining form meaning pharynx.
is a suffix meaning disease.
Is a term referring to any disease to the pharynx.
means pertaining to the nose and pharynx.
Vocal cords are housed in a voice organ known as the:
is the inflammation of the larynx.
is a combining form meaning larynx.
is the inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi.
Is a surgical repair of a tear in the larynx.
Medical term for windpipe.
is a combining form meaning trachea
is suffix meaning pharynx.
is a suffix referring to the making of an opening in a body wall.
Medical term meaning incision of the trachea.
Medical term meaning to form a new opening into the trachea.
is an incision into the trachea and the larynx.
means inside the trachea or windpipe.
is a prefix meaning within.
Is the condition of inflamed bronchi.
Each branch of an Y or bronchus is divided into small branches as:
Is contraction of the muscles of the bronchi of the lungs.
is a combining form referring to the bronchus or bronchi.
is a suffix meaning muscle contraction.
pne/o or -pnea
is combining form and suffix meaning breathing.
is combining form meaning air.
is combining form meaning lungs.
Is a lung disease caused by an excessive inhaling of dust.
is a word root meaning dust
is a combining form meaning dust.
Medical term meaning to excise a lung.
Medical term meaning disease of the lungs.
Pneumonia or Pneumonitis
Medical term meaning very serious inflammation of the lungs.
is a word root meaning the membrane lining the lungs and related organs.
is the combining form meaning the membrane lining the lungs.
-itis or -isy
are two suffixes meaning inflammation.
Medical term meaning inflammation of the pleura.
is the inner membrane lining the lungs.
is the outer membrane lining the walls of the thoratic (chest) cavity.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chronic obstructive lung disease
condition or disease caused by a fungus
respiratory infection caused by the inhalation of a fungus spore
combining form referring to fungus Coccidioides immitis
combining form meaning the lungs
respiratory infection of the lungs caused by a fungus
is a combining form meaning fungus.
is a combining form referring to the fungus coccidioides immitis.
is a word meaning disease caused by a fungus.
Medical term meaning a fungal disease of the larynx.
Medical term meaning a fungal disease of the pharynx.
is the clinical condition of fever , pain, and a specific infection of the nose and throat membrane.
is blood in the pleural thoracic cavity.
is a prefix meaning blood.
is a combining form meaning chest
Medical term meaning an incision in the chest.
is a fungal infection of the lungs.
is a combining form meaning liquid part of the blood.
is a prefix meaning tissue.
is the clinical condition when the respiratory tract suffers an acute infection from a virus.
Medical term for whooping cough.
is a prefix meaning through.
is a root word meaning cough.
is combining form referring to the microorganism Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Medical term for suffocation.
is a condition marked by recurrent attacks of spasms and swelling of airway, with wheezing, usually caused by allergy.
an incomplete expansion of the lungs at birth or collapse of the adult lung.
is a combining form meaning imperfect
is a suffix meaning expansion.
is a chronic dilation (or expansion) of one or more bronchi or branch of the respiratory tract.
means without or none
is a surgical puncture of the chest for removal of fluid.
is an instrument used to measure volume of air.
is an instrument used to examine the larynx.
is a suffix meaning an instrument used to measure.
is a combining from meaning breathe.
is bluish skin due to a lack of oxygen
is a combining form meaning blue.
is the expulsion of mucus or phlegm from the throat or lungs.
The substance than can facilitate the expulsion of mucus from the throat or lungs.
is a suffix meaning spitting.
is the spitting of blood.
Is breathing difficulty
is a prefix meaning good or normal
is normal breathing
is the removal of part of the lung (a lobe)
is a combining form referring to a lobe or defined part of an organ.
is the condition of difficult breathing except in the upright, normal or straight position.
is a combining from meaning upright, normal, or straight.
(P) means striking.
(A) means listening for sounds.
is a combining form meaning chest.
is the passage of a fluid through the blood vessels of a specific organ to supply nutrients and oxygen.
rales and rhonchi
Medical terms for the abnormal respiratory sound heard by a doctor during the chest examination.
Ventilator or respirator
is a device used to give oxygen or to improve breathing.
arterial blood gas(es)
acute respiratory failure
left lobe of the lung
partial pressure of oxygen dissolved in the blood
pulmonary function test(s)
respiratory distress signal
right upper lobe of the lung
temperature, pulse, and respiration.
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