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adenoidectomy

excision of the adenoids

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laryngoscope

device used to examine the larynx

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nasal

pertaining to the nose

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rhinorrhea

nose discharge or flow

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pharyngospasm

involuntary contraction or twitching of the pharynx

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tonsillectomy

excision or removal of the tonsils

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tracheotomy

incision of the trachea

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alveolar

pertaining to the alveolus or air sac

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bronchoscopy

visual examination of the bronchus

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bronchiectasis

dilation or expansion of the bronchi

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bronchiolitis

inflammation of the bronchiole

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phrenalgia

pain in the diaphragm

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pleurodynia

pain in the pleura

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pneumomelanosis

abnormal condition of blackening of the lung tissue

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pneumonia

lung condition

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pulmonologist

specialist in the study of lungs

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thoracopathy

chest disease

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aerophagia

condition of excessive air swallowing

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cyanosis

abnormal skin condition where your skin turns blue

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cyanosis

abnormal skin condition where your skin turns blue

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mucoid

resembling mucus

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mycosis

abnormal condition; increase of fungus

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orthopnea

shortness of breath when lying flat

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pyothorax

pus in the chest

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chondroma

cartilage tumor

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rhinoplasty

surgical repair of the nose

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laryngoplegia

paralysis of the larynx (voice box)

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apnea

not/without breathing

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bradypnea

slow beathing

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dyspnea

difficulty breathing

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eupnea

good/normal breathing

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tachypnea

rapid breathing