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Pulmon/o-

means living

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-logy

means the study of

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nas/o-

nose

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pharyng/o-

pharynx (throat)

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-itis

inflammation

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mucosa

lines the nasal cavity

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mucos/o-

mucous membrane

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-al

pertaining to

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larynx

voice box (leads to the trachea/ esophagus leads to the stomach

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Trachea

a passageway for both inhaled and exhaled

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bronchi/o-

bronchus

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-ole

small thing

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Alveoli

microscopic air sacs at the end of each bronchiole where oxygen from the air and CO2 from the body are exchanged

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parenchym/o-

functional cells of any organ

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stern/o-

breast bone

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-um

a structure; period of time

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cost/o-

rib

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Thorac/o-

thorax (chest)

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-ic

pertaining to

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mediastin/o-

small cavity between the lungs

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a-

away from, without

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-pnea

breathing

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inter-

between

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eu-

normal, good

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-pnea

breathing

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Asthma

sudden onset of hyperactivity of the bronchi and the bronchioles

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bronchitis

acute or chronic inflammation infection of bronchi

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonay disease

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Bronchiectasis

chronic permanent enlargement and loss of elasticity

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bronchi/o-

bronchus