Respiratory Systems

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aer/ o

air

aerophagia = eating or swallowing air

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alveol / o

alveoli

alveolitis = inflammation of the alveoli

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anthrac / o

coal, coal dust

anthracosis = abnormal condition of coal (black lung)

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bronch / o

bronchi / o

bronchus

bronchitis = inflammaiton of the bronchus

bronchiectasis = dilation or expansion of the bronchus

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bronchiol / o

bronchiole

bronchiolitis = inflammation of the bronchiole

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carcin / o

cancer

carcinoma = cancerous tumor

7

chondr / o

cartilage

chondroplasty = surgical repair of the cartilage

8

coni / o

dust

coniosis = abnormal condition caused by (inhalation of) dust

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diaphragmat / o

diaphragm

diaphragmatocele = hernia of the diaphragm

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epiglott / o

epiglottis

epiglottal = pertaining to the epiglottis

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laryng / o

larynx

laryngitis = inflammation of the larynx

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lob / o

lobe

lobectomy = excision or surgical removal of a lobe

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muc / o

mucus

mucoid = resembling mucus

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nas / o

rhin / o

nose

nasogastric = pertaining to the nose and stomach

rhinitis = inflammation of the nose

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or / o

stomat / o

mouth, mouthlike opening

oral = pertaining to the mouth

stomatitis = inflammation of the nose

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orth / o

straight

orthopnea = breathing in the straight position

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ox / i

ox / o

oxygen

oximeter = measuring instrument for oxygen

anoxia = condition of no oxygen

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pharyng / o

pharynx

pharyngeal = pertaining to the pharynx

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phon / o

sound, voice

phonograph = recording instrument for sound or voice

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pleur / o

pleura

pleurodynia = pain of the pleura

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pneum / o

pneumon / o

lung, air

pneumonia = condition of the lung

pneumonectomy = excision or surgical removal of the lung

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pulmon / o

lung

pulmonary = pertaining to the lung

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sinus / o

sinus

sinusoid = resembling a sinus

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spir / o

breathing

spirometer = measuring instrument for breathing

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thorac / o

thorax

thoracentesis = surgical puncture of the thorax

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tonsill / o

tonsil

tonsillitis = inflammation of the tonsil

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trache / o

trachea

tracheotomy = cutting into or incission of the trachea

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ABGs

arterial blood gases

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AFB

acid-fast bacillus

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ARDS

acute respiratory distress syndrome

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CF

cystic fibrosis

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CO 2

carbon dioxide

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COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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CPAP

continuous postive airway pressure

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CPT

chest physiotherapy

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CXR

chest x-ray

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DOE

dyspnea on exertion

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MDI

metered dose inhaler

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O 2

oxygen

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OSA

obstructive sleep apnea

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OSA

Obstructive sleep apnea

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PE

pulmonary embolism

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PFT

pulmonary function test

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pH

potential of hydrogen (measure of acidity or aklalinity)

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PND

paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea

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PPD

purified protein derivative

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R

respiration

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RA

room air

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SIDS

sudden infant death sysndrome

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SOB

shortness of breath

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stat

immediately

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T&A

tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

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TB

tuberculosis

55

TV

tidal volume

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URI

upper respiratory infection

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VC

vital capacity