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a-

lack of

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epi-

upon

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dys-

difficult

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endo-

within

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eu-

good, normal

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ex-

out

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hyp-

below, efficient

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hyper-

excessive

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in-

in

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tachy-

rapid

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aspirat

to draw in

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alveol

small, hollow air sac

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anthrac

coal

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atel

imperfect

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bronch

bronchi

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bronch/i

bronchi

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bronchiol

bronchiole

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bronch/o

bronchi

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cyan

dark blue

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halat

breathe

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hem/o

blood

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laryng

larynx, voice box

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larynge

larynx, voice box

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laryng/o

larynx, voice box

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lob

lobe

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cyst

sac

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fibr

fiber

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nas/o

nose

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orth/o

straight

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mes/o

middle

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tubercul

a little swelling

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palat/o

palate

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pector (at)

breast, chest

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pharyng

pharynx, throat

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pharyng/o

pharynx, throat

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thel/i

nipple

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pleur

pleura

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pleura

pleura

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pleur/o

pleura

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pneum/o

lung, air

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pneumon

lung, air

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pulm/o

lung

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pulmon/o

lung

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py/o

pus

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rhin/o

nose

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sinus

a curve, hollow

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spir/o

breath

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respirat

breathing

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thorac/o

chest

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ventilat

to air

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tonsill

almond, tonsil

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trach/e

trachea, windpipe

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trache/o

trachea, windpipe

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rhonch

snore

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sarc

flesh

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diaphragmat/o

diaphragm, partition

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-al

pertaining to

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-algia

pain

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-cele

hernia, tumor, swelling

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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-dynia

pain

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-ectasis

dilation, expansion

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-ectomy

surgical excision

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-ic

pertaining to

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-ia

condition

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-ion

process

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-osis

condition

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-oma

tumor

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-staxis

dripping

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-or

a doer

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-pnea

breathing

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-ptysis

to spit

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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-scope

instrument for examining

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-stomy

new opening

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-tomy

incision

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-us

pertaining to

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pertaining to a small air sac in the lungs

alveolus

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chronic dilation of a bronchus or bronchi

bronchiectasis

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inflammation of the bronchi

bronchitis

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condition of difficulty in speaking

dysphonia

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good or normal breathing

eupnea

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spitting up blood

hemoptysis

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process of breathing in

inhalation

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inflammation of the larynx

laryngitis

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a collection of air between the chest wall and lungs

pneumothorax

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surgical repair of the nose

rhinoplasty

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discharge from the nose

rhinorrhea

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inflammation of a sinus

sinusitis

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acid-fast bacilli

AFB

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CF

cystic fibrosis

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chest x-ray

CXR

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chronic obstructive lung disease

COLD

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ET

endotracheal

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PND

postnasal drip, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea

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respiration

R

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SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

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shortness of breath

SOB

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TB

tuberculosis