CNAChpt20April

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Chapter 20 Terms
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  1. Tiny, grape-like sacs in the lungs where the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide occurs
    Alveoli
  2. A chronic and episodic inflammatory disease that makes it difficult to breathe and causes coughing and wheezing
    Asthma
  3. Branches of the passages of the respiratory systems that lead from the trachea into the lungs
    Bronchi
  4. A condition in which the bronchi become permanently dilated (wider) and damaged
    Bronchiectasis
  5. An irritation and inflammation of the lining of the bronchi
    Bronchitis
  6. Clapping the chest to help lungs drain with the force of gravity
    Chest Percussion
  7. A chronic, progressive, and incurable lung disease that causes difficulty breathing
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  8. A chronic, incurable lung disease in which alveoli in lungs become filled with trapped air; usually results from smoking and chronic bronchitis
    Emphysema
  9. The process of exhaling air out of the lungs
    Expiration
  10. The coughing up of blood from the respiratory tract
    Hemoptysis
  11. The process of breathing air into the lungs
    Inspiration
  12. Main organs of respiration responsible for the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide
    Lungs
  13. Disease that occurs when the full course of medication is not taken for tuberculosis (TB)
    Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB)
  14. The administration of oxygen to increase the supply of oxygen to the lungs
    Oxygen Therapy
  15. Acute inflammation in the lung tissue caused by bacterial, viral, or fungal infection and/or chemical irritants
    Pneumonia
  16. The process of breathing air into the lungs and exhaling air out of the lungs
    Respiration
  17. Mucus coughed up from the lungs
    Sputum
  18. An air passage that goes from the throat (pharynx) to the bronchi; also called windpipe
    Trachea
  19. A contagious lung disease caused by a bacterium that is transmitted though the air; causes coughing, difficulty breathing, fever, and fatigue
    Tuberculosis

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