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5 Matching questions

  1. atelectasis
  2. otolaryngologist
  3. hypoxemia
  4. hypopnea
  5. pharyngoplasty
  1. a Specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the ears, nose, and throat.
  2. b Surgical repair of the pharynx.
  3. c Shallow or slow respiration.
  4. d Condition in which the lung fails to expand because air cannot pass beyond the bronchioles that are blocked by secretions.
  5. e A condition of having below normal oxygen level in the blood.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Surgical removal of the larynx.
  2. Test that measures physiological activity during sleep.
  3. Accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity.
  4. Usually an emergency procedure in which an incision is made into the trachea to gain acdess to the airway below a blockage.
  5. Surgical removal of all or part of a lung.

5 True/False questions

  1. dyspneaDifficult or labored breathing.


  2. hypercapniaAbnormal increase in the depth and rate of the respiratory movements.


  3. pleurectomyInglammation of the visceral and parietal pleura in the toracic cavity.


  4. emphysemaProgressive 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.


  5. diphtheriaThe condition that occurs when the body cannot get the air it needs to function.