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Cessation of breathing due to blocked airway because the soft tissue collapsing at the back of the throat during sleep.
Brain fails to send impulses to lung muscles
Chronic obstructive lung disease characterized by inflammation of the lung passages.
Inflammation of the Bronchi, the 2 different types
When this compound attaches to hemoglobin it reduces or eliminates oxygen being transported in the body
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Faulty gene that prevents the normal transport of chloride ions and results in thick mucus production that obstructs intestinal glands, the pancreas, and bronchi
Long term, progressive obstructive disease that because of the alveoli losing their elacticity, less oxygen moves into the blood and less carbon dioxide moving out
Infection affecting one or both lungs
Collection of fluid in the lungs
Pulmonary or "Alveolar" Edema
Increase in concentration of CO2 and H- in the blood
Decrease in concentration of CO2 and H- in the blood
Infectious bacteria that produces nodular lesions in the lungs
Inflammation of the nasal mucosa (allergies/hay fever)
A sudden, forceful expiration of air often in effort to clear the airway of an obstruction or irritant
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