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Flashcards in Respiratory System Deck (6):
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bronchiectasis

abnormal dilation of the bronchi

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virus pneumonia

inflammation caused by a virus

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bronchopneumonia

inflammation of a part of a lobe or segment by a bacteria

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lobar pneumonia

inflammation of one or more lobes by a bacteria- pneumococcus

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empyema

pus in the pleural cavity

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pleural effusion

fluid in the pleural cavity