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  1. absence of breathing
    apnea
  2. difficult or painful breathing
    dyspenea
  3. breathing that is easier while sitting or standing straight up
    orthopenea
  4. abnormal condition of narrowing of the trachea
    tracheostenosis
  5. absence of voice
    aphonia
  6. blood in the thorax
    hemothorax
  7. create a surgical opening in the larynx
    laryngostomy
  8. discharge from the nose
    rhinorrhea
  9. inflammation of the lungs
    pneumonitis
  10. inflammaton of the nose
    rhinitis
  11. inflammation of the pleura
    pleuritis
  12. instrument used to examine the bronchus
    bronchoscope
  13. instrument used to measure oxygen
    oximeter
  14. surgical incison of the tonsils
    tonsillectomy
  15. surgical incision into the trachea
    tracheotomy
  16. surgical punctue of the chest (thorax) to remove fluid
    thoracocentesis
  17. surgical repair of the nose
    rhinoplasty
  18. visual examination of the larynx
    laryngoscopy
  19. inflammation of the adenoids
    adenoiditis
  20. condition of absence of oxygen
    anoxia
  21. pertaining to the diaphram
    diaphragmatic
  22. inflammation of the epiglottis
    epiglottitis
  23. spasm of the larynx
    larygospasm
  24. inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi
    laryngotracheobronchitits
  25. pertaining to the nose and pharynx
    nasopharyngeal
  26. inflammmation of all sinuses
    pansinusitis
  27. surgical fixation of the pleura
    pleuropexy
  28. incision of the lung and bronchus
    pneumobronchotomy
  29. pus in the chest (pleural space)
    pyothorax
  30. abnormal condition of fungus in the nose
    rhinomycosis
  31. excessive discharge of bleeding from the nose
    rhinorrhagia
  32. surgical repair of the septum
    septoplasty
  33. measurement of breathing and lung volume
    spirometry
  34. inflammation of the tonsils
    tonsillitis
  35. the term used for withdrawing fluid or to suction
    aspirate
  36. a respiratory disease characterized by paroxysms of coughing, wheezing aqnd shortness of breath
    asthma
  37. a condition resulting from acute obstruction of the larynx that usually occurs in children
    croup
  38. the mucous secretion from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea expelled through the mouth
    sputum
  39. an involuntary spasm of the diaphram
    hiccup
  40. machine or mechanical device used to help a patient breathe when they are unable to breathe on their own
    ventilator
  41. the medical term used for severe nose bleed
    epistaxis
  42. the medical term for deprive3d of oxygen or suffocation
    asphyxia
  43. the medical term for incomplete expansion of the lung or dilation
    atelectasis
  44. agent (drug) that expands (widen) the bronchial tubes by relaxing bronchial muscle
    bronchodilator
  45. abreviation for chest xray
    CXR
  46. abreviation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    COPD
  47. abreviation for cystic fibrosis
    CF
  48. abreviation for pulmonary function tests
    PFTs
  49. abreviation for tuberculosis
    TB
  50. abreviation for upper respiratory infection
    URI

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