chapter 14

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  1. adenoido
    adenoid
  2. alveolo
    alveoli; air sacs
  3. bronchiolo
    bronchioles; small bronchi
  4. laryngo
    larynx; voice box
  5. naso
    nose
  6. oxo; oxi
    oxygen
  7. pharyngo
    pharynx; throat
  8. pleuro
    pleura; pleural cavity
  9. phreno
    diaphragm
  10. pneumono; pneumo
    lungs
  11. rhino-
    nose
  12. sinuso
    sinuses
  13. stetho
    chest
  14. sprio
    breathing
  15. pnea
    breathing
  16. thoraco 
    chest
  17. tracheo
    trachea; windpipe
  18. -ptysis
    spitting up
  19. O2
    subscript
  20. PFT
    oxygen
  21. SOB 
    shortness of breath
  22. T&A
    tonsils and adenoids
  23. URI
    upper respiratory infection
  24. dinamapp
    automatic BP machine
  25. pulse oximeter
    measures amount of oxygen on RBC by ultrasound
  26. sphygmomanometer
    blood pressure cuff
  27. respirator
    put on face to protect from infection
  28. ventilator
    patient can't breathe on own
  29. MRSA
    methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
  30. AP vs PA
    anterior to posterior vs. posterior to anterior, depends on what you are measuring, want body part to be closest to the rays
  31. -thorax
    between neck and the breastbone

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