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adenoiditis

inflammation of the adenoids

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alveolitis

inflammation of the alveolus

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atelectasis

incomplete expansion of the lung or portion of the lung

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bronchiectasis

dilation of the bronchi

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bronchitis

inflammation of the bronchi

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bronchogenic carcinoma

cancerous tumor originating in a bronchus

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bronchopneumonia

diseased state of the bronchi and lungs (normally caused by infection)

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diaphragmatocele (di-a-frag-MAT-o-sel)

Hernia of the diaphragm

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Epiglottitis

inflammation of the epiglottis

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hemothorax

blood in the chest (pleural space)

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laryngitis

inflammation of the larynx

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laryngotracheobronchitis (LTB) *la-ring-go-tra-ke-o-bron-KI-tos*

inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi (the acute form is called croup)

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lobar pneumonia

pertianing to the lobes, diseased state of the lung

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nasopharyngitis

inflammation of the nose and pharynx

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pansinusitis

inflammation of the sinus

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pharyngitis

inflammation of the pharynx

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pleuritis

inflammation of the pleura

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pneumatocele

hernia of the lung

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pneumoconiosis

abnormal condition of dust in the lungs

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pneumonia

diseased state of the lung

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pneumonitis

inflammation of the lung

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pneumothorax

air in the chest (pleural space), which causes collapse of the lung

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pulmonary neoplasm

pertaining to the lung, new growth (tumor)

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pyothorax

pus in the chest

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rhinitis

inflammation of the nose

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rhinomycosis

abnormal condition of fungus in the nose

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rhinorrhagia

rapid flow of blood from the nose

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thoracalgia

pain in the chest

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tonsillitis

inflammation of the tonsils

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tracheitis

inflammation of the trachea