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ABGs

arterial blood gases

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ARDS

adult (or acute) respiratory distress syndrome

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Bronch

bronchoscopy

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CPAP

continuous positive airway pressure

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C & S

culture and sensitivity

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CTA

clear to auscultation

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DOE

dyspnea on exertion

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DPT

diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus

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LLL

left lower lobe (of lung)

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LUL

left upper lobe (of lung)

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NSCLC

non-small cell lung cancer

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OSA

obstructive sleep apnea

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PCP

Pneumocystis pneumonia

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PE

pulmonary embolism

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PFT

pulmonary function test

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RDS

respiratory distress syndrome

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RLL

right lower lobe (of lung)

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RSV

respiratory syncytial virus

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RUL

right upper lobe (of lung)

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SOB

shortness of breath

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TB

tuberculosis

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URTI

upper respiratory tract infection

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adenoid/o

adenoids

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alveol/o

alveolus, air sac

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bronch/o
bronchi/o

bronchial tube, bronchus

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bronchiol/o

bronchiole, small bronchus

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capn/o

carbon dioxide

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coni/o

dust

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cyan/o

blue

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epiglott/o

epiglottis

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laryng/o

larynx, voice box

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lob/o

lobe of the lung

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mediastin/o

mediastinum

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nas/o

nose

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orth/o

straight, upright

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ox/o

oxygen

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pector/o

chest

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pharyng/o

pharynx, throat

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phon/o

voice

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phren/o

diaphragm

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pleur/o

pleura

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pneum/o
pneumon/o

air, lung

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pulmon/o

lung

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rhin/o

nose

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sinus/o

sinus, cavity

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spir/o

breathing

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tel/o

complete

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thorac/o

chest

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tonsill/o

tonsils

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trache/o

trachea, windpipe

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-ema

condition

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-osmia

smell

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-pnea

breathing

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-ptysis

spitting

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-sphyxia

pulse

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-thorax

pleural cavity, chest

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Pronounce - adenoids

AD en oids

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Pronounce - expectoration

ex pec to RA tion

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Pronounce - tonsillectomy

ton sil LEC to my

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Pronounce - bronchoscopy

bron CHOS copy

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Pronounce - hypoxia

hy POX ia