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1

pleural effusion can cause excess .... to build up between the two pleura membrane layers.

fluid

2

a child with tonsillitis may find it difficult to ....

swallow

3

lung cancer may be the result of inhaled .... such as coal dust, asbestos and tobacco smoke.

irritants

4

in the majority of cases of lung cancer, the .... begins to grow in the bronchi.

tumor

5

a patient suffering from bronchitis may have a cough and feel breathless and their voice may be ....

hoarse

6

a cough is the body's way of clearing excess ....

mucus

7

emphysema is a condition where the alveoli become overstretched and then ....

rupture

8

a common cold frequently leads to a .... nose.

congested

9

drugs to treat asthma may be administered in a .... which disperses the drug as a fine mist.

nebulizer

10

mast-cell .... are given to inhibit histamine production by the mast cells.

stabilizer

11

asbestosis is one disease caused by inhaling ..(1).. which lead to irreversible ..(2)..

(1) dust particles
(2) scarring

12

asbestosis and silicosis are examples of .... diseases resulting from a work environment.

occupational

13

increased sponginess of the nail bed, an increase in the curve of a nail and increased bulk over the terminal phalanges are physical signs of finger .... . many patients showing these signs have pulmonary disease.

clubbing

14

when collapsed small airways open during inspiration, short explosive sounds called .... can be heard.

crackles