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  1. Rhin/o
  2. Laryng/o
    Larynx (voice box)
  3. Trache/o
    Trachea (Windpipe)
  4. Bronch/o
    Lung air passageways
  5. Pne/u or -pnea
    Breath, Air, Lung
  6. Pulmo/o
  7. -ptysis
    Spitting (coughing)
  8. -plasty
  9. Rhinitis
    Inflammation of the nose
  10. Rhinorrhea
    Runny Nose
  11. Laryngtomy
    Cutting into the Larynx
  12. Laryngectomy
    Surgically removing the Larynx
  13. Tracheotomy
    Temporory trachea opening
  14. Tracheostomy
    Perminant opening of the trachea
  15. Bronchoscopy
    Looking into the bronchi
  16. Tachypnea
    Accerlated breathing
  17. Dyspnea
    Difficult/painful breathing
  18. Apnea
    Cessation of breathing
  19. Pulmonary Artery
    Artery that supplies blood to lungs
  20. Hemoptysis
    Spitting or coughing up blood from lungs
  21. Rhinoplasty
    Surgical reconstrcution of nose
  22. Pneumoconiosis
    Abnormal condition of dust in the lungs
  23. Epistaxis
  24. Cystic Fibrosis
    Inheritable disease that produces mucous in lungs and other systems
  25. Bronchitis, Emphysema, Tuberculosis, Asthma (COPD)
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  26. Atelectasis
    Collapsed Lung
  27. Pulmonologist
    Physcian specializing in diseases of the lungs
  28. Respiratory Therapist
    Specially trained technician for inhalation therapy
  29. Pulmonary angiography
    Special x-rays of the vessels of the lungs
  30. Laryngoscopy
    Visual examination of the larynx
  31. Endotracheal intubation
    Passing a special air-tube into the trachea so oxygen can be reliably supplied directly to the lungs without risk of inhaling vomit from the stomach.
  32. ABG
    Areteriol Blood Gas
  33. DOE
    Dyspnea on exertion
  34. PE
    Pulmonary embolism
  35. SOB
    Shortness of Breath
  36. CXR
    Chest X-ray
  37. PFT
    Pulmonary fucntion test
  38. SaO2
    Partial Pressure O2
  39. RSV
    Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  40. URI
    Upper Respiratory Virus
Card Set
Respiratory System
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