Chapter 7.txt

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  1. nas/o/rhin/o
    nose
  2. sept/o
    septum
  3. sinus/o
    sinus, cavity
  4. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  5. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  6. pharyng/o
    pharynx
  7. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  8. laryng/o
    larynx
  9. trache/o
    trachea
  10. bronchi/o/bronch/o
    bronchus
  11. bronchiol/o
    bronchiole
  12. alveol/o
    alveolus; air sac
  13. pleur/o
    pleura
  14. pneum/o/pneumon/o
    air; lung
  15. pulmon/o
    lung
  16. atel/o
    imcomplete; imperfect
  17. ortho
    straight
  18. oxi/oxo
    oxygen
  19. pectoro/stetho/thoraco
    chest
  20. phreno
    diaphragm
  21. spiro
    breath
  22. capnia
    carbon dioxide
  23. osmia
    smell
  24. phonia
    voice
  25. pnea
    breathing
  26. ptysis
    spitting
  27. thorax
    chest
  28. brady
    slow
  29. dys
    difficult
  30. eu
    normal
  31. tachy
    fast
  32. an-osmia
    • without
    • smell
  33. a-pnea
    • not
    • breathing
  34. brady-pnea
    • slow
    • breathing
  35. tachy-pnea
    • fast
    • breathing
  36. dys-pnea
    • difficult
    • breathing
  37. a-sphyxia
    • without
    • pulse
  38. atlel-ectasis
    • incomplete
    • expansion
    • (collapsed lung)
  39. cheyne-stokes respiration
    fluctuation in respiration (i.e. dyspnea, bradypnea, tachypnea)
  40. crackle
    abnormal sound heard on auscultation
  41. croup
    common childhood condition
  42. deviated nasal septum
    displacement of nostrils
  43. epiglott-itis
    epiglottis inflammation - severe, life threatening infection
  44. epistaxis
    nosebleed
  45. hyp-ox-emia
    • below-deficient
    • oxygen
    • blood condition
  46. hyp-oxia
    • below-deficient
    • oxygen
  47. pertussis
    acute infectious disease - whooping cough
  48. pleur-isy
    • pleura
    • state of, condition
  49. pulmon-ary edema
    • lung
    • pertaining to
    • accumulation
  50. pulmon-ary embol-us
    • lung
    • pertaining to
    • plug
    • condition
  51. rhonchus
    abnormal breath sound
  52. stridor
    harsh breath sound - obstruction in the upper airway
  53. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
    crib death - unexpected infant death
  54. wheeze
    whistling sound heard on auscultation (i.e. asthma)
  55. ox/i-metry
    • oxygen
    • act of measuring
  56. spir/o-metry
    • breathe
    • act of measuring
  57. bronch/o-scopy
    • bronchus
    • visual examination
  58. laryng/o-scopy
    • larynx
    • visual examination
  59. radi/o-graphy
    • radiation, x-ray
    • process of recording
  60. pleur-ectomy
    • pleura
    • excision, removal
  61. pneum-ectomy
    • lung, air
    • removal, excision
  62. rhino-plasty
    • nose
    • surgical repair
  63. sept/o-plasty
    • septum
    • surgical repair
  64. thora-centesis
    surgical puncture pleural cavity
  65. tracheo-stomy
    • surgical opening
    • trachea
  66. rhino-rrhea
    • nose
    • flow, discharge
    • aka runny nose

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