ch 10.3 other conditions and diseases

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ch 10.3 other conditions and diseases
2011-10-16 15:14:31
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ch 10.3 respiratory system, pathologic conditions, other conditions and diseases
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  1. allergic rhinitis
    any allergic response of nasal mucosa
  2. apnea
    cessation of breathing
  3. asphyxia
    condition resulting from lack of oxygen
  4. athsma
    disease maked by recurring attacks of paroxysmal shortess of breath, wheezing, and coughing
  5. atelectasis
    collapse of lung or incomplete expansion of lung at birth
  6. broncholithiasis
    stone in part of tracheobronchial tree
  7. bronchospasm
    spasm of muscles of walls of bronchi
  8. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    general term for pulmonary obstructive diseases with breathing difficulties, such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Heaves (in horses) is a specific example.
  9. cyanosis
    bluish discoloration of skin and mucous membranes caused by excessive concentreation of reduced hemoglobin in blood
  10. dyspnea
    difficulty in breathing
  11. emphysema
    chronic pulmonary condition marked by abnormal increase in size of air spaces in lungs, caused by alveolar dilation or destructive changes in alveolar walls
  12. epistaxis
  13. hemopneumothorax
    blood and air in pleural cavity
  14. hemoptysis
    spitting of blood
  15. hemothorax
    blood in pleural cavity
  16. hiccup, hiccough
    involuntary, spasmodic contraction of diaphragm causing characteristic sounds in breathing
  17. hydropneumothorax
    collection of fluid and air in pleural cavity
  18. hydrothorax
    fluid in pleural cavity
  19. hyperpnea
    abnormal increased respiration
  20. hyperventilation
    abnomlly prolonged, rapid, deep breathing
  21. laryngospasm
    spasmodic closing of larynx
  22. laryngostenosis
    narrowing of larynx
  23. nasopharyngeal spasm
    reverse sneeze
  24. pneumothorax
    air in pleural cavity
  25. pulmonary edema
    serous fluid accumulation in air sacs and tissues of lung
  26. pulmonary fibrosis
    progressive, usually fatal fibrosis of walls of alveoli of lungs (diffuse interstitial pulmonary fibrosis)
  27. purring
    semiautomatic, cyclic, controlled respiration involving alternating activity of diaphragm and intrinsic laryngeal muscles in cats; occurs when content, sick or sleeping
  28. pyothorax
    collection of pus in pleural cavity (empyema)
  29. rales
    abnormal breathing sounds heard in lungs
  30. tracheostenosis
    narrowing of trachea