Course 3, Lesson 30 - Respiratory System Terminology

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  1. coni/o
    dust
  2. /ectasia
    /ectasis
    dilatation
  3. /rrhaphy
    • suturing
    • sewing up
  4. /rrhexis
    rupture
  5. /stitial
    /stices
    • gap
    • space
  6. /trinsic
    situated
  7. alveol/o
    small round sac
  8. aspiration
  9. asthmat/o
    • asthma
    • narrowing of the bronchial tubes
  10. atelectasis
    atelectatic
  11. berylli/o
    • beryllium
    • a chemical that causes a pneumoconiosis
  12. breath sounds
    • rales
    • rhonchi
    • wheezes
    • crackling
    • bronchial
    • breathing sounds
    • vesicular breathing sounds
  13. bronchiol/o
    • bronchiole
    • branches of the bronchi
  14. bronchus numbering
    • right bronchus number (RB#)
    • left bronchus number (LB#)
  15. cancer of the lung
    • oat cell carcinoma
    • bronchogenic carcinoma
    • squamous cell carcinoma
    • mesothelioma
  16. carin/o
    • keel
    • ridge
  17. cartilagin/o
    relating to the hyaline cartilage
  18. clubbing
  19. consolidation
  20. COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  21. CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    mouth-to-mouth respiration & cardia massage
  22. cric/o
    ring
  23. defervesce
  24. emphysemat/o
    emphysema
    abnormal inflation of the lung air sacs
  25. extra/
    outside of
  26. fluor/o
    • flow or discharge, especially of radiation or light
    • fluoride
  27. hil/o
    • hilum
    • small thing
    • depression or pit where blood vessels enter an organ
  28. infiltrate
  29. insufflation
  30. levels of bronchi
    • mainstem bronchus
    • primary bronchiole
    • secondary bronchiole
    • alveolus
  31. lingula
  32. lobes of the lung
    • right upper lobe (RUL)
    • right middle lobe (RML)
    • right lower lobe (RLL)
    • left upper lobe (LUL)
    • left lower lobe (LLL)
  33. low-grade
    high-grade
    • minimal
    • excessive
  34. nas/o
    nares
    nose
  35. nodul/o
    • little nodes
    • finely bumpy
  36. or/o
    • mouth
    • oral
  37. paranasal sinuses
    • ethmoid
    • frontal
    • sphenoid
    • maxillary
  38. pleurisy
  39. resuscitation
  40. spir/o
    spirat/o
    breathing
  41. surfactant
  42. syncyti/o
    mass of tissue created by the merging of cells
  43. theli/o
    tissue layer
  44. tonsils
    • palatine
    • pharyngeal
  45. tub/o
    tube
  46. URI, upper respiratory infection
  47. uter/o
    • womb
    • uterus
  48. uvul/o
    uvula

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