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nas/o, rhin/o

nose

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trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

2

bronchiol/o

bronchiole

3

pector/o, steth/o, thorac/o

chest

4

spir/o

breathe

5

-osmia

smell

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dys-

bad, painful, difficult

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-stenosis

narrowing, stricture

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-logist

specialist in the study of

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-phonia

voice

10

-pnea

breathing

11

tachy-

rapid

12

atel/o

incomplete, imperfect

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cyan/o

blue

14

ox/o, ox/i

oxygen

15

-capnia

carbon dioxide

16

-malacia

softening

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-stomy

forming an opening or mouth

18

phren/o

diaphragm, mind

19

con/i

dust

20

anthrac/o

coal, coal dust

21

pneum/o, pneumon/o

air, lung

22

orth/o

straight

23

brady-

slow

24

-ptysis

spitting

25

-spasm

involuntary contraction, twitching-ectasis

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-ectasis

dilation, expansion

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eu-

good, normal

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ABG

arterial blood gases

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CO2

carbon dioxide

30

SOB

shortness of breath

31

RDS

respiratory distress syndrome

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TB

tuberculosis

33

T&A

tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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TPR

temp., pluse, respiration

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CXR

chest x-ray, chest radiograph

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URI

upper respiratory infection

38

O2

oxygen

39

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

40

laryng/o

larynx

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-plegia

paralysis

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breathing difficulty

dyspnea