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Respiratory System

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klarson's version from 2016-01-20 23:41

Section 1

Question Answer
adenoid/oadenoids
alveol/oalveolus, air sac
bronch/o, bronchi/obronchial tube, bronchus
bronchiolo/obronchiole, small bronchus
capn/ocarbon dioxide
coni/odust
cyan/oblue
epiglott/oepiglottis
laryng/olarynx, voice box
lob/olobe of the lung
mediastin/omediastinum
nas/onose
orth/ostraight, upright
ox/ooxygen
pector/ochest
pharng/opharynx, throat
phon/ovoice
phren/odiaphragm
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Section 2

Question Answer
pleur/opleura
pneum/o, pneumon/oair, lung
pulmon/olung
rhin/onose
sinus/osinus, cavity
spir/obreathing
tel/ocomplete
thorac/ochest
tonsill/otonsils
trache/otrachea, windpipe
-emacondition
-osmiasmell
-pneabreathing
-ptysisspitting
-sphyxiapulse
-thoraxpleural cavity, chest
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Section 3

Question Answer
ascultationlistening to sounds within the body
percussiontapping on a surface to determine difference in density of structure
pleural rubscratchy sound produced by pleural surfaces rubbing against each other
rales (crackles)rine crackling sounds heard on auscultation (during inhalation) when there is fluid in alveoli
rhonchiloud rumbling sounds heard on auscultation of bronchi obstructed by sputum
sputummaterial expelled from bronchi, lungs, or upper respiratory tract by spitting
stridorstrained, high-pitched sound heard on inspiration caused by obstruction
wheezescontinuous high-pitched whistling sound produced during breathing
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