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Chaoter 7
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  1. Tasteless, colorless, ordorless gas produced bythe body cells during the metabolic process
    Carbon Dioxide
  2. Tough, elastic connective tissue that is more rigid than ligaments but lass dense than bone
    Cartilage
  3. Any hairlike structure
    Cilia
  4. Moving of spreading out of a substance at random, rather than by chemical reaction or application of external forces
    Diffuse
  5. State in which the regulatory mechanisms of the body maintain a constant internal environment despite changes in the external environment
    homeostasis
  6. Moist Tissue layer lining hollow organs and cavities of the body that open to the environment; also called mucosa
    Mucous Membrane
  7. Tasteless, odorless, colorless gas essential for human respiration
    Oxygen
  8. Symbol that indicates the degree of acidity or alkalinity of a substance
    pH
  9. Wall dividing two cavities, such as nasal septume, which separates the two nostrils
    Septum
  10. Thin layer of tissue that covers internal body cavities, the cell of which secrete a fluid that keeps the membrane moist; also called serosa
    Serous Membrane
  11. nas/o
    nose
  12. rhin/o
    nose
  13. sept/o
    septum
  14. sinus/o
    sinus, cavity
  15. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  16. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  17. pharyng/o
    pharynx(Throat)
  18. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  19. laryng/o
    Larynx (Voice box)
  20. trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  21. bronchi/o
    Bronchus (plural, bronchi)
  22. Bronch/o
    Bronchus
  23. bronchiol/o
    bronchiole
  24. alveol/o
    alveolus; air sac
  25. pleur/o
    pleura
  26. pneum/o
    air; lung
  27. pneumon/o
    air; lung
  28. pulmon/o
    lung
  29. anthrac/o
    coal, coal dust
  30. atel/o
    incomplete; imperfect
  31. coni/o
    dust
  32. cyan/o
    blue
  33. lob/o
    lobe
  34. orth/o
    straight
  35. ox/i
    oxygen
  36. ox/o
    oxygen
  37. pector/o
    chest
  38. steth/o
    chest
  39. thorac/o
    chest
  40. phren/o
    diaphragm; mind
  41. spir/o
    breathe
  42. -capnia
    carbon dioxide
  43. -osmia
    smell
  44. -phonia
    voice
  45. -pnea
    breathing
  46. -ptysis
    spitting
  47. -thorax
    chest
  48. brady-
    slow
  49. dsy-
    bad, painful; difficult
  50. eu-
    good, normal
  51. tachy-
    rapid
  52. Excessive acidity of body fluids
    acidosis
  53. absence of the sense of smell
    anosmia
  54. Temporary loss of breathing
    apnea
  55. Condition caused by insufficient intake of oxygen
    asphyxia
  56. Collapsed or airless state of the lung, which may be acute or chronic and affect all or part of a lung
    atelectasis
  57. Repeated breathing pattern characterized by fluctuation in the depth of respiration, first deeply, then shallow, then not at all
    cheyne-Stokes respiration
  58. Ease with which lung tissue can be stretched
    compliance `
  59. Head cold, upper resporitory infection URI
    coryza
  60. Abnormal respiratory sound heard on auscultation, caused by exudates, spasms, hyperplasia, or when air enters mositure filled alveoli; also called rale
    crakle

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