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laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

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trache/o

trachea (wind pipe)

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bronch/o, bronchi/o

brochi

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pulmon/o, pneumon/o

lungs

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diaphragm

muscle that separates thoracic & and abdominal cavities

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thorac/o, thora/o, -thorax

chest

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otohinolaryngologist

specialist of the ear, nose, and throat

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pulmonologist

specializes in treating diseases and disorders of the lungs

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RT

respiratory therapist

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spirometry

spir/o = to breath, metry = to messure

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spirometer

to measure inhales

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AUSCULTATION

process of listening to sounds within the body with a stethoscope

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normal adult RR

respiration rate, (10-20)

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O2

oxygen

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CO2

carbon dioxide

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-pnea

breathing

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-tachy

fat

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brady-

slow

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eu-

normal

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a-

without (if consonant following)

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an-

without (if vowel following)

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inhale

to breath in

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exhale

to breath out

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COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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-ectasis

dilation

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asthma

allergic disorder characterized by breathing difficultly

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influenza

the flu

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SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome

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CF

Cystic fibrosis passed down in families

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PE

pulmonary embolisim

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URI

upper respiratory system infection (common cold

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pneumonia

inflammation of lungs where air sacs fill with puss

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TB

Tuberculosis

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tonsill/o

tonsils

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adenoid/o

adenoids

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T&A

tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

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nas/o

nose

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rhin/o

nose

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pharyng/o

throat

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muc/o

mucas

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sept/o

septum

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sinus/o

sinus