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Breath sounds that are not normal

Adventitious sounds

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Visible and palpable angulation between the sternum and manubrium

Angle of Louis

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a small outpouching along the walls of the alveolar sacs through which gas exchange between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood takes place

Alveoli

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Main trunk of systemic arterial circulation

Aorta

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a lack or loss of appetite, resulting in the inability to eat

Anorexia

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a thin-walled branch of a bronchus

Bronchiole

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either of the two primary divisions of the trachea that lead respectively into the right and the left lung

Bronchi

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the third and lowest segment of the human sternum

Xiphoid Process

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an anterior ear-shaped pouch in each atrium of the human heart

auricles

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a chamber of the heart which receives blood from a corresponding atrium and from which blood is forced into the arteries

ventricles

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difficult or labored respiration

dyspnea

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saliva mixed with mucus or pus, expectorated from the lungs and respiratory passages

sputum

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The interval between each rib

intercostal space

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The angle between the upper part of the sternum and the body of the sternum

sternal angle

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an unusually or abnormally rapid or violent beating of the heart

palpitation

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The part of the body comprising the epigastrium and anterior surface of the lower thorax

precordium

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the pouch that marks the beginning of the large intestine

cecum

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an opening or foramen, especially in a bone or bony structure, as the opening of the ear or nose

meatus

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pertaining to the epigastrium

epigastric

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of, pertaining to, or situated in the hypogastrium

hypogastric

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pertaining to a location above the symphysis pubis

suprapubic

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Enlargement of the left ventricle often linked to the prolonged hemodynamic stress of CHF

left ventricular hypertrophy

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Difficulty in swallowing or inability to swallow

dysphagia

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bowel movements occur less often than usual or consist of hard, dry stools

constipation

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inability to control excretory functions

incontinence

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A tumor with a small flap that attaches itself to the wall of various vascular organs such as the nose, uterus and rectum. They bleed easily, and if they are suspected to be cancerous they should be surgically removed.

polyps

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The soft internal organs of the body, especially those contained within the abdominal and thoracic cavities; The intestines

viscera

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Shaped like a boat; hollow

scaphoid

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Difficult or painful urination

dysuria

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respiratory rate less than 11 breaths per minute ; rate and depth is smooth and even

bradypnea