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Glossary of Medical Terminology Chapter 7 Respiratory System

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nas/o
nose
rhin/o
nose
sept/o
septum
sinus/o
sinus, cavity
adenoid/o
adenoids
tonsill/o
tonsils
pharyng/o
pharynx (throat)
epiglott/o
epiglottis
laryng/o
larynx (voice box)
trache/o
trachea (windpipe)
bronchi/o
bronchus
bronch/o
bronchus
bronchiol/o
bronchiole
alveol/o
alveolus
pneum/o
air; lung
pneumon/o
air; lung
pulmon/o
lung
pleur/o
pleura
anthrac/o
coal, coal dust
atel/o
incomplete; imperfect
coni/o
dust
cyan/o
blue
lob/o
lobe
orth/o
straight
ox/o
oxygen
ox/i
oxygen
pector/o
chest
steth/o
chest
thorac/o
chest
phren/o
diaphragm; mind
spir/o
breathe
-capnia
carbon dioxide (CO2)
-osmia
smell
-phonia
voice
-pnea
breathing
-ptysis
spitting
-thorax
chest
brady-
slow
dys-
bad; painful; difficult
eu-
good, normal
tachy-
rapid
ABGs
arterial blood gases
AP
anteroposterior
CO2
carbon dioxide
COPD
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CT scan
computed tomography scan
CXR
chest x-ray, chest radiograph
IPPB
intermittent positive-pressure breathing
IRDS
infant respitory distress syndrome
MRI scan
magnetic resonance imaging scan
O2
oxygen
PA
posteroanterior; pernicious anemia
RDS
respiratory distress syndrome
SIDS
sudden infant death syndrome
SOB
shortness of breath
T & A
tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
TB
tuberculosis
TPR
temperature, pulse, and respiration
URI
upper respiratory infection

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