Lower Respiratory System Words 6

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Lower Respiratory System Words 6
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Lower Respiratory System Words
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  1. PCP
    pneumocystis pneumonia
  2. pneumocystis pneumonia
    • type of pneumonia seen In patients with AIDS
    • caused by a fungus that resides in or on the normal flora
  3. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • group of respiratory diseases characterized by chronic, partial obstruction of the bronchi and lungs
    • ex: asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema
  4. emphysema
    chronic disease characterized by overexpansion and destruction of alveoli
  5. asthma
    respiratory condition characterized by recurrent attacks of labored or difficult breathing accompanied by wheezing
  6. metastasize
    when cancer spreads to other parts of the body
  7. tuberculosis
    infectious disease, produces small lesions or tubercles in the lungs

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