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Tail bone

Coccyx

1

Away from the surface

Deep

2

Towards the surface

Superficial

3

Turning outward

Eversion

4

Away from the head

Inferior/caudal

5

Near the back of the body

Dorsal/posterior

6

Part of the spine known as the loin

Lumbar

7

Pertaining to the sole of the foot

Plantar

8

Face down lying

Prone

9

Near the trunk

Proximal

10

Contains hear and lungs

Thoracic cavity

11

Turning inward

Inversion

12

Lying face up

Supine

13

Temporary loss of breathing

Apnea

14

Allows lungs to expand with ease

Surfactant

15

Blood oxygen deficiency

Hypoxemia

16

Collapsed lung

Atelectasis

17

Listening to sounds with stethoscope

Auscultation

18

Nose bleed

Epitaxis

19

Sound associated with exudates, spasms, or hyperplasia

Crackle

20

Difficult breathing

Dyspnea

21

Pus in pleural cavity

Empyema

22

Excision of the entire lung

Pneumectomy

23

Discharge of the nose

Rhinorrhea

24

Air in the chest

Pneumothorax

25

Inflammation of the pleural membrane

Pleurisy

26

Caused by spasms of larynx or obstructed airway

Stridor

27

Whooping cough

Pertussis

28

Difficulty swallowing

Dysphagia

29

Used to produce vomiting

Emetic

30

Surgery used to treat morbid obesity

Bariatric surgery

31

Poor digestion

Dyspepsia

32

Degenerative liver disease

Cirrhosis

33

Vomiting blood

Hematemesis

34

State of wasting away

Cachexia

35

Breakdown product of hemoglobin

Bilirubin

36

Surgical repair of small intestines

Enteroplasty

37

Open sore

Lesion

38

Surgical reconstruction of mouth

Stomatoplasty

39

Loss of appetite

Anorexia

40

Surgical repair for bile duct

Choledochoplasty

41

Intractable constipation

Obstipation

42

Destruction of a blood clot

Thrombolysis