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adenoid/ectomy

adenoid-lymphatic tissue in the nasopharnyx
ectomy-surgical removal
removal of the lymphatic tissue

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adenoid hyper/trophy

adenoid-lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx
hypertrophy-abnormal enlargement of a organ or body
the abnormal enlargement of the adenoids

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adenoids

adenoid-lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx

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alveolar

pertaining to the air sac of the lungs

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alveoli

air sac in the lungs

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an/osmia

an-without
osmia-smelling
lack of smelling

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apex of the lung

tip or uppermost portion of the lung

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apical

pertaining to or located at the apex

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apnea

a-without
plea-breathing
not breathing

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a/sphynxia

a-lack
syphynxia-pulse
lack of pulse

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a/tel/ectasis

a-without
tel-complete
ecstasis-incomplete expansion
collapsed lungs

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base of the lung

lower portion of the lung

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bronchi/ectasis

bronchi-bronchial tubes
ecstasis-incomplete expansion
caused by weakening of the bronchial wall from infection

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bronchi/oles

bronchi-bronchial tube
oles-small
smallest branches of the bronchi

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bronchiol/itis

bronchi-brochial tubes
itis-inflammation

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broncho/dilator

broncho-bronchial tubes
dialator-dialation
drug that causes the enlargement of the opening of the bronchus to improve ventilation

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broncho/pleural

broncho-bronchial tubes
pleural-inner space of the pleural cavity
abnormal connection between the bronchial tube and the plural cavity

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broncho/spasm

broncho-bronchial tubes
spasm-involuntary muscle movement
tightening of the broncos

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bronchus/bronchi

branch of the trachea(windpipe) that is a passageway

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carbon di/oxide

gas produced by body cells when oxygen and carbon atoms from food combine

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cilia

tiny hairs attached to the mucous membrane

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cyano/sis

cyan-blue
isis-condition
deprivation of oxygen in cell tissue causing blue skin

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diaphragm

muscle separating the chest and abdomen

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dys/phonia

dys-pain;difficulty
phobia-voice
hoarseness in the voice

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dys/pnea

dys-difficulty;pain
pnea-breathing
difficulty of breathing

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empy/ema

an abcess

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epi/glottis

epi-on top
glottis-silk like opening of the larynx
lid like piece piece of cartilage that covers larynx

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epi/glottitis

epiglottis-piece of cartilage that covers the larynx
itis-inflammation
inflammation of the epiglottis

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ex/pector/ation

ex-out;away from
pector-chest
clearing of secretion from the airway by spitting or coughing

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ex/piration

ex-out;away from
piration-
exhaling

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glottis

glottis-silk like opening of the larynx

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hemo/ptysis

hemo-blood
ptysis-spitting
blood is coughed up

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hemo/thorax

hemp-blood
thorax-pleural cavity
blood in the pleural cavity

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hilum of the lung

mid line region where the bronchi, blood vessels and the nerves enter an exits the lung

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hilar

pertaining to the hilum

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hyper/capnia

hyper-ecesssive
capnia-carbon dioxide
excessive amounts of co2 in the blood

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hyper/pnea

hyper-excessive, above
plea-breathing
increase of depth of breathing

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hyp/o/x/ia

hypo-under;below
ox-oxygen
ia-condition
condition where the tissues oxygen level has decreased

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inspiration

inhalation;breathing

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laryng/eal

laryng-larnyx
pertaining to the larynx

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laryng/o/spasm

laryng-larnyx
spasm-unvolantray muscle movement
involuntary spasms of the laryngeal muscles closing the larynx

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laryng/itis

laryng-larnyx
itis-inflammation
inflammation of the larynx

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larynx

voice box

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lob/ectomy

lob-lob of the lung
ectomyw-surgical removal
surgical removal of the lobe of the lung

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mediastin/oscopy

mediastina-mediastinum
osocpy-visual examination
an edosocpe is inserted in the chest

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mediastinum

region between the lung and the chest cavity contains heart, lymph nodes, aorta, esophagus,trachea

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nares

opening through the nose carrying air into the nasal cavity

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nasogastric intubation

nas-nose
placement of tube through the nose down the back of the throat into the stomach to remove gases

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ortho/pnea

ortho-straight, upright
plea-breathing
abnormal condition where breathing is easier in the upright condition

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oxygen

o2 thats inhaled and in the lungs sent to the blood cells to help fulfill daily needs

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palatine tonsil

one of a pair of almond shaped masses of lymphatic tissues in the orophanyx

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paranasal sinus

one of the air cavities in the bones near the nose

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parietal pleura

outer layer of the pleura lying closer to the ribs and chest wall

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pharyng/eal

pertaining to the pharynx

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pharynx

throat

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phrenic nerve

paren-diaphragm
the motor nerve of the diaphragm

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pleura

double layer membrane surrounding each lung

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pleural cavity

the space between the membranes

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pleurodynia

pleura-double layer membrane surround each lung
dynia-pain
inflammation of the membrane causing pain while breathing

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pneumo/thorax

pneuma-air;lung
thorax-chest
air in the pleural cavity because of a hole in the chest

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pulmonary

lung

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pulmonary parenchyma

the essential tissues of the lung

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pyo/thorax

pyo-pus
thorax-chest
pus in the chet

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respiration

process of moving air into and out of the lungs

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rhino/plasty

rhino-nose
plashy-surgical repair
surgical repair of the nose

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rhino/rrhea

rhino-nose
rrhea-discharge
runny nose

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sinus/itis

sinus-sinus, cavity
itis-inflammation
inflammation of the sinus

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spiro/meter

spire-breathing
meter-mesure
instrument the records the volume of air inhaled and exhaled

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tachy/pnea

tachy-fast
pnea-breathing
rapid and shallow breathing

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thoracic

thoracic-pertaining to the chest

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thorac/otomy

thorac-chest
atomy-surgical opening
surgical opening in the chest

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tonsill/ectomy

tonsill-tonsils
ectomyw-surgial repair

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trachea

windpipe

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trachea stenosis

stenosis-widening
widening of the trachea

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trache/otomy

surgical incision of the trachea

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visceral pleura

inner layer of the pleura lying closer to the lung tissue