Respiratory

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Respiratory
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2010-04-14 10:36:59
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Respiratory test review
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  1. _________________respirations is the exchange of gases between the air and the lungs.
    external
  2. The space between the vocal cords is known as the __________________.
    glottis
  3. No breathing for periods of time is known as__________________.
    apnea
  4. _______________prevents the collapse of the aveoli.
    surfactant
  5. _______________is normal respirations.
    eupnea
  6. Another name for: throat___________________.
    pharynx
  7. Another name for: voice box ____________________.
    larynx
  8. Another name for: windpipe ____________________.
    trachea
  9. Another name for: nostrils____________________.
    external nares
  10. The medical term for nose bleed is___________________.
    epistaxis
  11. The medical term for a sore throat is__________________.
    pharyngitis
  12. The medical term for hoarseness is___________________.
    laryngitis
  13. The medical term for a collapsed lung is___________________.
    atelectasis
  14. Rapid deep breathing is also known as_____________________.
    hyperventilation
  15. Difficulty breathing is known as___________________.
    dyspnea
  16. The medical term for inflammation of the bronchi is___________________.
    bronchitis
  17. The medical term for a runny nose is__________________.
    rhinitis
  18. The medical condition where there is bronchiole spasms is known as___________________.
    asthma
  19. Partial removal of the lobe of a lung is known as_________________.
    lobectomy
  20. The average person can live without oxygen for ______to ________minutes.
    4 to 6
  21. Name the organs of the respiratory system. ____________________, __________________, ____________________, ____________________, __________________, ____________________.
    nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs
  22. When your vocal cords are relaxed your voice will be _______________pitched.
    low
  23. The medical term for inflammation of the tonsils is ___________________.
    tonsillitis
  24. The respiratory control center of the brain is located in the ___________, and ________________.
    pons and medulla
  25. The most important muscle used during inspiration is the ____________________.
    diaphragm
  26. A partial or total collapse of the alveoli is known as__________________.
    atelectasis
  27. The four paranasal sinuses are the __________________, _________________, ___________________, ____________________.
    frontal, maxillary, sphenoidal, ethmoidal
  28. The tube that extends down into the bronchi is the___________________.
    trachea
  29. The average adult breaths ___________times per minute.
    12 to 18
  30. A chronic bacillus infection that usually affects the lung, caused by a Mycobacterium is known as_____________________.
    tuberculosis
  31. The right lung is made up of _________lobes, while the left lung is made up of __________lobes.
    3 lobes in the right lung, and 2 lobes in the left lung

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