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Diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the lower respiratory system and chest cavity including the trachea, bronchi, lungs and pleura

Pulmonology

2

Treat conditions including cancer, infections, obstructive lung diseases, injuries, respiratory failure, Enviromental and occupational lung diseases and disorders of the pleura

Pulmonologist

3

Performs surgical treatment of the lung and thoracic cavity conditions including lungs, trachea, esophagus, chest wall, heart and other structures in the heart

Thoracic surgeon

4

Administers oxygen therepy, measuring lung capacity, monatering blood concentrations of oxygen and carbon dioxide, administer breathing treatments and providing care 4 ventilator patients

Respiratory therapist

5

4 Suffixes meaning pertaining to

-al
-ar
-ary
-ic

6

2 Suffixes meaning pain

-algia

-dynia

7

Suffix meaning puncture 2 w/draw fluid

-centesis

8

Suffix meaning dilated or expansion

Ectasis

9

Suffix meaning surgical removal

-ectomy

10

Suffix meaning producing

Genic

11

Suffix meaning record

-gram

12

Suffix meaning instrument 4 recording

-graphy

13

Suffix meaning state of

-ia

14

Suffix meaning inflammation

-itis

15

Suffix meaning 1 who studies

-logist

16

Suffix meaning study of

-logy

17

Suffix meaning instrument 2 measure

-meter

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Suffix meaning process of measuring

-metry

19

Suffix meaning small

-ole

20

Suffix meaning tumor

-oma

21

Suffix meaning abnormal condition

-osis

22

Suffix meaning create new opening

-ostomy

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Suffix meaning cutting in2

-otomy

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Suffix meaning oxygen

-oxia

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Suffix meaning surgical repair

-plasty

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Suffix meaning breathing

-pnea

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Suffix meaning spitting

-ptysis

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Suffix meaning instrument 4 viewing

-scope

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Suffix meaning process of visual examining

-scopy

30

Suffix meaning involuntary strong muscle contraction

-spasm