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Respiratory System Med Term Quiz


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identifies which antibiotic will provide the most effective treatment

A. auscultation

B. percussion

C. sputum culture and sensitivity

D. PPD skin test


meaning chest

A. pulmon/o

B. thorac/o

C. trache/o

D. spir/o


Aspiration would mean

A. having good breathing

B. removal of something from airways

C. pus in the airway

D. dilation of the airway


Dr. McSteamy’s examination revealed that Clara Barton has an accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity. This diagnosis is recorded on her chart as a(n)

A. hemothorax

B. epstaxis

C. hemostaxis

D. pleurrhaphy


Hypoventilation

A. breathing pattern is too fast

B. breathing pattern is fast then slows down

C. breathing pattern is very slow, then speeds up

D. Breathing pattern is too slow and shallow


pyothorax

A. infection of the pyo

B. puss in the chest

C. cutting into the chest

D. dilation of the pyo of the chest


meaning lung

A. pulmon/o

B. spir/o

C. sinus/o

D. thorac/o


-ectasis

A. process of recording

B. stretching out or dialation

C. breathing

D. visual examination


The term meaning an abnormal discharge from the pharynx:

A. Pharyngorrhea

B. Phlegm

C. Laryngorrhea

D. Sputum


paralysis of the wall of the bronchi

A. bronchorrhagia

B. bronchorrhea

C. bronchoplegia

D. bronchoscopy


If someone has dyspenia –

A. they have fast breathing

B. they have slow breathing

C. it is difficult to breath

D. they are not breathing


pharyngitis

A. inflammation of the pharnyx

B. infection of the pharnyx

C. inflammation of the trachea

D. infection of the trachea


bleeding of the larnyx

A. larnygorrhagia

B. laryngitis

C. laryngrrhea

D. larynoplasty


The test on arterial blood to determine oxygen, carbon dioxide, and pH levels.

A. pulse oximetry

B. pulmonary function tests

C. arterial blood gases


Rhinoritis

A. inflammation of the lungs

B. inflammation of the nose

C. inflammation of the alveoli

D. inflammation of the trachea


surgical opening of the trachea

A. tracheotomy

B. tracheorrhagia

C. thoracotomy

D. thoracectomy


bradypenia

A. absence of breathing

B. slow breathing

C. fast breathing

D. normal breathing


You have a horrible sore throat (inflammation) of the larynx and the pharynx

A. laryngitis

B. pharryngitis

C. laryngopharyngitis

D. tracheolaryngitis


The general term used to describe a group of respiratory conditions characterized by chronic airflow limitations can be abbreviated as:

A. SRS

B. SIDS

C. TB

D. COPD


What is tachypnea?

A. excessively fast breathing

B. excessively fast heartbeat

C. excessively heavy bleeding

D. low heart rate 


Eupenia is…….

A. no breathing

B. fast breathing

C. normal breathing

D. slow breathing


to breathe

A. pulmon/o

B. spir/o

C. sinus/o

D. trache/o


Dr. Doolittle discovers that his patient has an inflammation of the lungs. He records this on the patients chart as:

A. Bronchitis

B. Bronchoplegia

C. Pnumonia

D. Pneumonitis


labored or difficult breathing

A. dyspnea

B. hypernea

C. hypoventilation

D. hyperventilation


surgical repair of a bronchial defect

A. bronchoplasty

B. bronchoscopy

C. bronchostenosis

D. bronchoplegia




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