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Glossary of Ch 7 Med Term

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alveol
alveolus, air sac
anthrac
coal
atel
incomplete
bronch
bronchus
bronchi
bronchile
coni
dust
diaphragmat
diaphram
epiglott
epiglottis
laryng
larynx
lob
lobe
nas
nose
orth
straight
pharyng
pharynx
pleur
pleura
pneum
lung, air
pulmon
lung
rhin
nose
sinus
sinus, cavity
spir
breathing
steth
chest
trache
trachea
thorac
chest
capnia
CO2
ectasis
dilated, expansion
osmia
smell
phonia
voice
pnea
breathing
ptysis
spitting
anosmia
loss of sense of smell
asphyxia
lack of O2 that can lead to unconsciousness
auscultation
process of listening for sounds w/in the body
Cheyne-Stokes respir
Abnormal breathing pattern in which there are long periods
endotracheal intubation
placing a tube through the mouth, glottis and trachea
epistaxis
nose bleed
hemoptysis
coughing up blood
internist
physicain who specializes in tx diseases aand cond of internal organs
nasal canula
2 pronged plastic device for deliv. oxygen
patent
open or unblock
pleural rub
grating sound made when 2 layers of the pleura rub together during respir.
purulent
containing pus or an infect.
rales
abnormal cracking sound made during insp.
rhonchi
musical sound during respr. (wheezing)
stridor
harsh, high-pitched noisy breathing
anthracosis
type of pneumoconiosis devel. fomr collection of coal dust in lung
atelectasis
cond in whcih the alveoli in portion of lung collapse
cor pulmonale
hypertrophy of the right ventricle of the heart

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