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Pharynx

Throat

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Larynx

Voice box

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Epiglottis

A tracheal flap

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Anoxia

Related to without oxygen

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Aphonia

Without voice

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Apnea

Without breathing

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Aspiration

Choke, breathe in stomach contents, or withdraw fluid

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Auscultation

Listening to sounds

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Cyanosis

Condition of blueness

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Dysphonia

Difficult or painful voice

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Dyspnea

Difficult or painful breathing

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Effusion

A flowing out of fluid or gas

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Emphysema

An irreversible chronic pulmonary disease

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Epistaxis

A nosebleed

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Hemoptysis

Blood in expectoration or lung production

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Hemothorax

Blood in chest cavity

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Hypercapnea

Excessive breathing

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Hypoxia

Related to low oxygen intake

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Legionnaire's Disease

A severe bacillic pneumonia

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Patent

Open or unblocked

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Pneumothorax

Air collecting within the chest cavity

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Sputum

A lung production or a substance that is coughed up

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Stridor

An urgent high pitched throat or breath sound

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Tachypnea

Fast breathing

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Tuberculosis

A communicable bacterial infection with potentially serious systemic reprocussions

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Intubate

Insertion of a tube