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-ectasis

condition of dilation

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rales

creackling or bubble sounds on inspiration Wet or dry- hair rubbing

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Rhonci

hummin, shoring sounds on inspiration or expiration

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stridor

high pitched, harsh, crowing sound

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wheezes

whistling or squeaking during inspiration or expir

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Adult respiratory distress syndrome

alveoli damage due to infection or burn

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Aletectasis

incomplete expansion or collapse of par of r all of a lung

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atel/o-

incompete

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-ectasis

condition of dilation

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cyan/o-

blue

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-osis

condition, process

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anthrac/o-

coal

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-osis

condition, process

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Hemoptysis

cough up blood-tinged sputum

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hem/o-

blood

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-ptysis

abnormal condition coughing up

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dyspnea

painful breathing

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dys

difficult, painful

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-pnea

breathing

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hem/o-

blood

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-thorax

chest

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bradypnea

abnormally slow rate of breathing

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Expectoration

coughing up sputum from lungs

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orthopnea

breathing that is only comfortable in a straight position

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orth/o-

straight

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-pnea

breathing

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Tachypnea

fast breathing

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tachy-

fast

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-pnea

breathing

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carboxyhemoglobin level

blood test to measure level on CO in blood