Respiratory

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Respiratory
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  1. Nodule that contain tubercle bacilli and forms within the lung is
    Primary tubercle
  2. Process whereby a substance moves from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration
    Diffusion
  3. Inflammation of the bronchioles and alveoli accompanied by consolidation, or solidication of exudate, in the lungs is
    Pneumonia
  4. Process whereby a cavity is created in the lung tissue through the liquefaction and rupture of a primary tubercle is
    Cavitation
  5. Collection of fluid within the pleural cavity is
    Pleural effusion
  6. Lung disorder characterized by chronic dilatoin of the bronchi is
    Bronchiectasis
  7. Condition characterized by intermittent airway obstruction due to antigen-antibody reaction is
    Asthma
  8. Exchange of gases between the atmoshere and the lungs is
    External respiration
  9. Abnormal breath sound that is low pitched and snoring in nature and is louder on expiration is
    sonorous wheeze
  10. Loud HIGH pitched, hollow-sounding breath sound normally heard over the sternum is
    Bronchial sound
  11. Abnormal breath sound that is creaky and grating in nature and is heard on inspiration and expiration is
    Pleural friction rub
  12. Dry, high-pitched crackling and popping lung sounds of short duration is
    Fine crackle
  13. Wheeze that can be heard without the aid of a stethoscope is
    Audible wheeze
  14. Collapse of a lung or a portion of a lung is
    atelectasis
  15. Movement of gases in and out of the lung is
    Ventilation
  16. Hemorrhage of the nares or nostrils; also known as nosebleed is
    Epistaxis
  17. High-pitched, harsh sound heard on inspiration when trachea or larynx is obstructed is
    Stridor
  18. Soft, breezy, low-pitched sound heard longer on inspiration than on expiration resulting from air moving through the smaller airways over the lung periphery, with the exception of the scapular area is
    Vesicular sound
  19. Phospholipids that are present in the lungs and lowers surface tension to prevent collapse of the airways is
    Surfactant
  20. Persistent, intratable, asthma attack is
    Status asthmaticus
  21. Moist, low-pitched crackling and gurgling lung sound of long duration
    Coarse crackles

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