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apnea

absence of breathing

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asthma

inflammatory lung disease with narrowing of the bronchi

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atelectasis

collapsed lung

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bradypnea

slow breathing

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bronchitis

inflammation of the bronchi

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broncholith

bronchial stone

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bronchorrhagia

flow through of the bronchi

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bronchorrhaphy

suture of the bronchi

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bronchoscopy

examination of the bronchi using a scope

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bronchospasm

uncontrolled contraction of the bronchial muscles

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cardiopulmonary

pertaining to heart and lungs

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chiroplasty

surgical repair of the hand

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chiropractic

practice of using hands for therapeutic manipulation

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chiropractor

doctor of chiropractic

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croup

laryngotracheobronchitis (inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi) with a hoarse cough

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dermatomycosis

fungal infection of the skin

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dextral

pertaining to the right

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dextrocardia

heart displaced to the right

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diaphragm

breathing muscle

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dyspnea

difficulty/painful breathing

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embolism

process of having a moving blood clot

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embolus

a moving blood clot

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emphysema

loss of elasticity of terminal bronchioles

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endotracheal

inside the trachea

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epistaxis

nosebleed

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expiration

breathing out

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fungi

plural of fungus

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geriatrics

medical specialty in aging and related diseases

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gerontology

the study of aging

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hemoglobin

RBC

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hemoptysis

bloody sputum

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hyperpnea

increase in depth of breathing

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laryngalgia

voice box pain

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laryngitis

inflammation of the voice box

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laryngocele

herniation of the voice box

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laryngopathy

any disease of the voice box

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laryngoscope

an instrument used to examine the voice box

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laryngospasm

uncontrolled contraction of the voice box

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laryngotomy

make a new incision into the voice box

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larynx

voice box

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manual

pertaining to the hands

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mycoid

resembling a fungus

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mycology

the study of fungi

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nasoantritis

inflammation of the nose and antrum

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nasofrontal

pertaining to the nasal and frontal bones

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nasolacrimal

pertaining to the nose and tear ducts

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nasomental

pertaining to the nose and chin

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nasopharyngeal

pertaining to the nose and throat

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nasopharyngitis

inflammation of the nose and throat

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nasoscope

instrument used to examine the nose

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orthopnea

difficulty breathing when lying down straight

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otorhinolaryngologist

physician specialist in disease of the ear, nose, and throat

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pedal

pertaining to the foot

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pedialgia

foot pain

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pediatrician

physician specialist in children's diseases

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pertussis

whooping cough

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pharyngocele

herniation of the throat

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pharyngomycosis

fungal infection of the throat

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pharyngoplasty

surgical repair of the throat

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pharyngoscope

instrument used to examine the throat

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pharynx

throat

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phrenectomy

excision of part of the phrenic nerve

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phrenoplegia

paralysis of the diaphragm

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pleural

pertaining to the membrane around the lungs

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pleuralgia

pain of the membrane around the lungs

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pleurectomy

excision of the membrane around the lungs

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pleurisy

inflammation of the membrane around the lungs

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pleurocentesis

surgical puncture of the membrane around the lungs to remove fluid

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pleurolith

stone in the pleural cavity

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pneumohemothorax

air and blood in the thoracic cavity

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pneumometer

instrument for measuring air volume

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pneumonectomy

excision of the lung

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pneumonia

inflammation of the lung

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pneumonocentesis

surgical puncture of the lung to remove fluid

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pneumonomelanosis

black lung disease

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pneumonomycosis

fungal infection of the lung

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pneumonopathy

any lung disease

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pneumonopexy

surgical fixation of a prolapsed lung

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pneumonorrhagia

flow from the lung

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pneumonotomy

incision into the lung

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pneumotherapy

treatment using air

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pneumothorax

air in the chest cavity

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podiatrist

specialist of feet

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psychiatrist

specialist in mental disorders

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ptyalorrhea

flow of saliva

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pulmonary

pertaining to the lung

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respiratory

pertaining to breathing

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rhinomycosis

fungal infection of the nose

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sinistral

pertaining to the left

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tachypnea

fast breathing

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trachea

wind pipe

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trachealgia

windpipe pain

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tracheocele

herniation of the windpipe

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tracheopyosis

condition of pus in the windpipe

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tracheorrhagia

flow of the windpipe

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tracheoscopy

process of examining the windpipe with a scope

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tracheostomy

create a new surgical opening into the windpipe

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tracheotomy

incision into the windpipe