medical terms .txt

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  1. cooperates with the circulatory system to provide oxygen for body cells and to expel waste carbon dioxide through breathing.
    respiratory system
  2. The drawing of air into the lungs is . It is also called in/halation.
    Inspiration
  3. Expelling air from the lungs, the act of breathing out or letting out ones breath,is expiration.This is the same as .
    Exhalation
  4. pretains to the lungs
    pulmon/ary
  5. The nose, nasal cavity,paranasal sinuses, pharynx, and larynx comprise the?
    Upper respiratory tract
  6. The trachea , bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, and lungs belong to the ?
    Lower respiratory tract
  7. -epiglott(o) epiglottis
    -laryng(o) larynx
    -nas(o),rhin(o) nose
    -palat(o) palate
    -pharyng(o) pharynx
    -sin(o), sinus(o) sinus
    Upper Respiratory tract
  8. -alveol(o) alveoli
    -bronch(o), bronchi(o) bronchi
    -bronchiol(o) bronchioles
    -lob(o) lobe
    -phren(o) diaphragm or mind
    -pleur(o) pleura
    -pneumon(o),pulm(o), pulmon(o)lungs
    Lower respiratory tract
  9. -action process
    -capnia carbon dioxide
    -pnea breathing
    -ptysis spitting
    Suffixes
  10. acid(o) acid
    alkal(o) alkaline;basic
    ox(i) oxygen
    phas(o) speech
    phon(o) voice
    spir(o) to breathe
    Word parts used to describe function
  11. Air firs enters the body through the?
    Nose
  12. Air then passes over the vocal cords in the larynx before reaching the trachea, also known as the windpipe. the trachea divides into two primary bronchi, which divide further into many . Oxygen and carbon dioxide are changed with the alveoli.
    bronchioles
  13. Literal interpretation of para/nasal sinuses means the air cavaites the nose
    Nose
  14. the hollow interior of the nose is seperated into right and left cavities by the
    Nasal septum
  15. means inside(within) the nose
    endonasal
  16. means behind the nose and means above the nose
    Retro/nasal and supra/nasal
  17. refers to the palate
    Palatine
  18. is a tubular passage that carries fluid(tears) from the eye to the nasal cavity.
    Nasolacrimal duct
  19. the lies behind the mouth
    oro/pharynx
  20. , formerly called the eustachian tube is a narrow chanel connecting the middle ear and the nasopharynx.
    auditory tube
  21. , also called vocal folds, are a pair of strong bands of elastic tussue with a mouthlike opening through which air passes, creating sound.
    vocal cords
  22. is composed of cartilage and covers the larynx during the swallowing of food.
    epiglottis
  23. refers to the apex, or the uppermost portion of the lung.
    Apical
  24. The depression where blood vessels enter and leave the lung is called?
    hilum
  25. surrounds the lungs
    visceral pleura
  26. lines the walls of thoracic cavity
    parietal pleura
  27. , which contains a thin film of pleural fluid that acts as a lubricant as the lungs expand and contract during respiration
    plueral cavity
  28. means below the lung.
    Sub/pulmonary
  29. the muscular partition that separates the thoratcic and abdominal cavities, contracts and increases the size of the thoracic cavity during inspiration
    Diaphragm
  30. radiology of the vessels?
    Pulmonary angio/graphy

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