Med term Chapter 5 Respiratory System

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  1. nas/o
    nose
  2. rhin/o
    nose
  3. nasal septum
    seperates nose
  4. frontal sinus(location)
    above eyes
  5. sphenoidal sinus (location)
    below eyes
  6. ethmoidal sinus (location)
    below eyes
  7. maxillary sinus (location)
    cheeks
  8. pharynx
    • throat
    • pharyng/o
  9. adenoids
    glands in nasal cavity
  10. tonsils
    lympal cavities in back of throat
  11. laryng/o- larynx
    voice box
  12. epiglottis
    cartilidge that folds over your trachea
  13. thachea
    wind pipe
  14. bronchus
    branch off the trachea
  15. bronchioles
    small branches off the bronchus
  16. alveolus
    air sack
  17. pneum/o
    lungs or air
  18. pneumat/o
    lungs or air
  19. pneumon/o
    lungs or air
  20. pulmon/o
    only the lung
  21. pleura
    doubled layered sack around the lung
  22. diaphragm
    seperates the chest cavity and abdominal cavity
  23. phren/o
    diaphragm
  24. mediastinum
    space between lungs where the heart is
  25. rhinoplatsy
    nose job
  26. rhinitis
    inflammation of the nose
  27. rhinomycosis
    abnormal condition of nose fungis
  28. epistaxis
    nose bleed
  29. rhinorrhagia
    nose bleed
  30. rhinorrhea
    runny nose
  31. laryngitis
    inflammation of the voice box
  32. laryngoplasty
    surgical repair of the voice box
  33. laryngoscope
    instrument to view voice box
  34. laryngoscopy
    procedure to view the voice box
  35. stenosis
    narrowing
  36. laryngostenosis
    narrowing of the voice box
  37. hernia
    moves out of area its supposed to be in
  38. pharyngocele
    hearneated throat
  39. pharygorrhea
    excessive discharge from throat
  40. pharyngorhinitis
    inflammation of nose and throat
  41. T&A
    tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  42. trachea
    wind pipe
  43. tracheostenosis
    narrowing of the wind pipe
  44. tracheotomy
    cutting into trachea
  45. endotracheal
    p.t. within the trachea
  46. pulmon/o
    lung
  47. cele
    hernia
  48. pulmonectomy
    removal of lung
  49. pneumonectomy
    removal of the lung
  50. pneumatocele
    hernia of lung
  51. pneumopexy
    fixate the lung
  52. pneumothorax
    air in chest
  53. atel/o
    imperfect/incomplete
  54. ectasis
    expansion/stretching out
  55. atelectasis
    collapsed lung
  56. thorac/o
    thorax/chest
  57. hemothorax
    blood in the chest
  58. algia
    pain
  59. thoracocentesis
    needle aparation of fluid from chest
  60. -centesis
    needle asparation of fluid
  61. thoracoscopy
    procedure to view chest
  62. bronchiectasis
    expansion of broncus
  63. bronchoscope
    instrument to view broncus
  64. bronchogenic carcinoma
    cancer of broncus
  65. pleurisy
    inflammation of pleura
  66. pleurocentesis
    neddle asparation of fluid from pleura
  67. lob/o
    lobe
  68. lobectomy
    removal of a lobe
  69. -emia
    blood
  70. hematoma
    swelling of blood
  71. hematology
    study of blood
  72. hypoxemia
    low blood O2
  73. muc/o
    mucus
  74. myc/o
    fungis
  75. myo
    muscle
  76. mio
    small
  77. spiro
    breath
  78. pan
    total
  79. pansinusitis
    inflammation of all sinuses
  80. endo
    within
  81. capnia
    CO2
  82. acapnia
    without CO2
  83. oxia
    O2
  84. anoxia
    without CO2
  85. asphyxia
    suffication
  86. phonia
    sound/voice
  87. aphonia
    without sound or voice
  88. dysphonia
    difficult speech
  89. euphonia
    normal voice
  90. orth/o
    straight
  91. orthopnea
    straight breathing
  92. spasm
    contraction of muscle
  93. orrhea
    excessive flow
  94. orrhegia
    rapid flow of blood
  95. gram
    xray film
  96. graphy
    process of taking xray
  97. meter
    instrument to mesure
  98. metry
    procedure to mesure
  99. occluded
    closed
  100. patent
    open
  101. sputum
    secretionfrom throat, broncus, lungs, trachea
  102. hiccup
    spasam of diaphram
  103. paroxysm
    sudden attack
  104. COPD
    cronic obstruction pulmonary disease
  105. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  106. emphysema
    loss of elasticity of alveoli
  107. cor pulmonale
    heart lung dissorder
  108. croup
    obstruction of voice box
  109. cystic fibrosis
    hireditory respitory disease
  110. pertussis
    whooping cough
  111. pulmonary edema
    fluid accumulating in your lung
  112. pleural effusion
    fluid that escapes pleura
  113. pulmonary embolism  (PE)
    air/clot/fat stuck pulmonary artery
  114. asthma
    paroxysm of coughing weezing and shortness of breath

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