chp8 comb forms

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chp8 comb forms
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2012-09-09 17:52:17
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  1. aer/o
    air
  2. alveol/o
    alveoli
  3. anthrac/o
    coal, coal dust
  4. bronch/o
    bronchus
  5. bronchi/o
    bronchus
  6. bronchiol/o
    bronchiole
  7. carcin/o
    cancer
  8. chondr/o
    cartilage
  9. coni/o
    dust
  10. diaphragmat/o
    diaphragm
  11. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  12. laryng/o
    larynx
  13. lob/o
    lobe
  14. muc/o
    mucus
  15. nas/o
    nose
  16. rhin/o
    nose
  17. or/o
    mouth, mouthlike opening
  18. stomat/o
    mouth, mouthlike opening
  19. orth/o
    straight
  20. ox/i
    oxygen
  21. ox/o
    oxygen
  22. pharyng/o
    pharynx
  23. phon/o
    sound, voice
  24. pleur/o
    pleura
  25. pneum/o
    lung, air
  26. pneumon/o
    lung, air
  27. pulmon/o
    lung
  28. sinus/o
    sinus
  29. spir/o
    breathing
  30. thorac/o
    thorax
  31. tonsill/o
    tonsil
  32. trache/o
    trachea
  33. ABGs
    arterial blood gases
  34. AFB
    acid-fast bacillus
  35. ARDS
    acute respiratory distress syndrome
  36. CF
    cystic fibrosis
  37. CO2
    carbon dioxide
  38. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  39. CPAP
    continuous positive airway pressure
  40. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  41. CPT
    chest physiotherapy
  42. CXR
    chest x-ray
  43. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  44. MDI
    metered dose inhaler
  45. O2
    oxygen
  46. OSA
    obstructive sleep apnea
  47. PE
    pulmonary embolism
  48. PFT
    pulmonary function test
  49. pH
    • potential of hydrogen
    • (measure of acidity or alkalinity)
  50. PND
    paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
  51. PPD
    purified protein derivative
  52. R
    respiration
  53. RA
    room air
  54. SIDS
    sudden infant death syndrome
  55. SOB
    short(ness) of breath
  56. stat
    immediate(ly)
  57. T&A
    tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  58. TB
    tuberculosis
  59. TV
    tidal volume
  60. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  61. VC
    vital capacity

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