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Laryngostomy

Creation of an artificial opening in the larynx

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Laryngotracheobronchitis

Inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi

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Laryngotracheotomy

Incision of the larynx and trachea

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Lobar

Lobe of a lung

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Lobar Pneumonia

Diseased state of the lung that is pertaining to the lobe

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Lobectomy

Excision of a lobe

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Mucoid

Resembling mucus

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Mucous

Pertaining to mucus

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Nasal

Nose

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Nasopharyngeal

Pertaining to the nose and pharynx

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Nasopharyngitis

Inflammation of the nose and pharynx

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Orthopnea

Easier to breathe in a straight upright position

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Oximeter

Instrument used to measure O2

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Oximetry

Monitoring a persons O2

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Pharyngeal

Pertaining to the pharynx

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Pharyngitis

Inflammation of the pharynx

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Phonic

Speech

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Phrenalgia

Pain in the diaphragm

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Phrenic

Pertaining to the Diaphragm

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Phrenospasm

Spasm of the disphragm

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Pleuritis

Inflammation of the pleura

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Pleuropexy

Surgical fixation of the pleura

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Pneumatocele

Hernia of the lung

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Pneumonectomy

Excision of the lung

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Pneumonia

Diseased state of the lung

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Pneumoconiosis

Abnormal condition of dust in the lungs

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Pneumonitis

Inflammation of the lung

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Pneumothroax

Air in the chest cavity, which causes a collapse of the lung

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Polysomnography

Sleep study

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Pulmonary

Pertaining to the lung

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Pulmonary Neoplasm

Pertaining to in the lung, new growth

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Pulmonologist

Pulmonary disease specialist

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Pulmonology

Diseases that with the respiratory tract

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Pyothorax

Pus in the chest cavity

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Radiograph

X rays

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Radiography

Imaging using electromagnetic radiation

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Radiologist

Medical provider that finds diseases based on x rays

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Rhinitis

Inflammation of the mucous membrane in the nose

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Rhinomycosis

Abnormal condition of fungus in the nose

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Rhinoplasty

Surgical repair of the nose

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Rhinorrhagia

Rapid flow of blood from the nose

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Rhinorrhea

Nasal cavity filled with mucus

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Septoplasty

Surgical repair of the nasal septum

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Septotomy

Incision of the nasal septum

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Sinusitis

Inflammation of the sinuses

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Sinusotomy

Incision into a sinus

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Sonogram

record of sound

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Sonography

Process of recording sound

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Spirometer

Instrument used to measure breathing

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Spirometry

A measurement of breathing

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Tachypnea

Rapid breathing

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Thoracalgia

Pain in the chest

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Thoracic

Pertaining to the chest

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Thoracocentesis

Surgical puncture to aspirate fluid from the chest cavity

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Thoracoscopy

Visual examination of the chest cavity

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Thoracotomy

Incision into the chest cavity

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Tomography

Process of recording slices

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Tonsillar

Pertaining to the tonsills

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Tonsillectomy

Excision of the tonsills

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Tonsillitis

Inflammation of the tonsils

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Tracheoplasty

Surgical repair of the trachea

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Tracheostenosis

Narrowing of the trachea

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Tracheostomy

Creation of an artificial opening into the trachea

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Tracheotomy

Incision into the trachea