Med terms spring quiz 2

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  1. Pulmonology
    Study of lung
  2. Thoracocentesis, thoracentesis
    Puncture of chest for aspiration
  3. Nasosinusitis
    Inflammation of nose and sinus
  4. Hypoxemia
    Condition of deficient blood oxygen
  5. Pleuritis, pleurisy
    Inflammation of pleura
  6. Hypercarbia
    Condition of excessive carbon dioxide
  7. Alveolar
    Pertaining to alveolus (air sac)
  8. Tracheotomy
    Incision in trachea
  9. Oronasal
    Pertaining to mouth and nose
  10. Rhinorrhea
    Discharge from nose
  11. Thoracostomy
    Creation of an opening in chest
  12. Tonsillectomy
    Excision or removal of tonsil
  13. Tracheobronchitis
    Inflammation of trachea (windpipe) and bronchus (airway)
  14. Bronchospasm
    Involuntary contraction bronchus
  15. Laryngostenosis
    Condition of increased narrowing of larynx (voice box)
  16. Spirogram
    Record of breathing
  17. Lobectomy
    Excision or removal of lobe (or portion thereof)
  18. Peripleural
    Pertaining to around pleura
  19. Stethoscope
    Instrument for examining chest
  20. Pneumonic
    Pertaining to air or lung
  21. Nasopharyngoscopy
    Process of examining nose and pharynx (throat)
  22. Bronchiolectasis
    Expansion or dilation of bronchiole (little airway)
  23. Phrenoptosis
    Falling or downward displacement of diaphragm
  24. Pectoral
    Pertaining to chest
  25. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
    Surgical repair or reconstruction of uvula (grape), palate, and throat
  26. Pneumoconiosis
    Lung condition caused by prolonged dust inhalation
  27. Bronchiectasis
    Dilation of bronchus
  28. Thoracoplasty
    Surgical repair of chest
  29. Pneumonitis
    Inflammation of lung
  30. Spirometry
    Process of measuring breathing
  31. Hypoventilation
    Deficient movement of air in and out of lungs
  32. Eupnea
    Normal breathing
  33. Bradypnea
    Slow breathing
  34. Dyspnea/dyspneic
    Difficulty breathing
  35. Orthopnea/orthopneic
    Inability to breathe except in upright position
  36. Apnea/apneic
    Inability to breathe
  37. Tachypena
    Fast breathing
  38. Rhin/o
    Nose
  39. Pneum/o
    Air or lung
  40. Pharyng/o
    Throat
  41. Thorac/o
    Chest
  42. Laryng/o
    Voice box
  43. Spir/o
    Breathing
  44. Phren/o
    Diaphragm
  45. Or/o
    Mouth
  46. Pneumothorax
    Air in pleural space
  47. Empyema, pyothorax
    Pus in pleural space
  48. Hemothorax
    Blood in pleural space
  49. Auscultation
    Listening to sounds within body
  50. Bronchoscope
    Endoscope used to examine airways
  51. Expectoration
    Coughing up and spitting out material from lungs
  52. Percussion
    To elicit sounds or vibrations by tapping
  53. Dysphonia
    Hoarseness
  54. Laryngitis
    Inflammation of voice box
  55. Hypoxia/hypoxic
    Deficient amount of oxygen in tissue cells
  56. Emphysema
    Disease characterized by overexpansion of alveoli with air
  57. Epistaxis
    Nosebleed
  58. Bronchogenic carcinoma
    Cancer originating in bronchus
  59. Cystic fibrosis
    Inherited condition of exocrine gland malfunction that causes mucus to obstruct the airways
  60. Atelectasis
    Collapse of lung
  61. Sputum
    Material expelled from lungs by coughing
  62. Stridor
    High-pitched crowing sound that is sign of obstruction in upper airway
  63. Pulmonary embolism
    Blood clot in lungs
  64. Tracheostomy
    Surgical creation of opening in trachea
  65. Asthma/asthmatic
    Disease characterized by paroxysmal wheezing, dyspnea, and cough
  66. Hyperventilation
    Excessive movement of air in and out of lungs
  67. Pneumocystis pneumonia
    Common lung infection seen in those with HIV
  68. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
    Disorder that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis
  69. Peak expiratory flow rate
    PEFR
  70. Vital capacity
    VC
  71. Tuberculosis
    TB
  72. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    CPR
  73. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    COPD
  74. Partial pressure of carbon dioxide
    PaCO2
  75. Upper respiratory infection
    URI
  76. Tidal volume
    Vt
  77. Pulmonary function testing
    PFT
  78. Polysomnography
    PSG
  79. Continuous positive airway pressure
    CPAP
  80. Rales
    Crackles
  81. Rhonchi
    Wheezes
  82. Pleuritis
    Pleurisy
  83. Asbestosis
    Pneumoconiosis
  84. Pyothorax
    Empyema
  85. Thoracentesis
    Hemothroax
  86. Thoraco
    Stetho
  87. CPAP
    Sleep apnea
  88. Hypoventilation
    Hyopcapnia
  89. Naso
    Rhino
  90. Hyperventilation
    Hypercapnia
  91. LTB (laryngotracheobronchitis)
    Croup
  92. Chest X-ray
    CXR
  93. Analysis of blood to determine adequacy of lung function in exchange of gases
    ABGs
  94. Surgical removal of tonsils and adenoids
    T&A
  95. Ronchi
    Narrowed airway, occurring in asthma or emphysema
  96. Hemoptysis
    Coughing up and spitting out blood originating in lungs
  97. Bronchodilator
    Drug that dilates muscular walls of bronchi
  98. Pleura/pleural
    Membranes enclosing lung (visceral pleura) and lining thoracic cavity (parietal pleura)
  99. Pharynx/pharyngeal
    Throat
  100. Trachea/tracheal
    Windpipe

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