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Respiratory System Med Term Quiz


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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


Aspiration would mean

A. having good breathing

B. removal of something from airways

C. pus in the airway

D. dilation of the airway


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


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


bradypenia

A. absence of breathing

B. slow breathing

C. fast breathing

D. normal breathing


meaning lung

A. pulmon/o

B. spir/o

C. sinus/o

D. thorac/o


a specialist of the lungs

A. pharyngologist

B. laryngology

C. pulmonology

D. pulmonologist


Rhinoritis

A. inflammation of the lungs

B. inflammation of the nose

C. inflammation of the alveoli

D. inflammation of the trachea


surgical repair of a bronchial defect

A. bronchoplasty

B. bronchoscopy

C. bronchostenosis

D. bronchoplegia


What is tachypnea?

A. excessively fast breathing

B. excessively fast heartbeat

C. excessively heavy bleeding

D. low heart rate 


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

A. laryngitis

B. pharryngitis

C. laryngopharyngitis

D. tracheolaryngitis


bleeding of the larnyx

A. larnygorrhagia

B. laryngitis

C. laryngrrhea

D. larynoplasty


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


increased tissue spaces caused by destruction of alveoli

A. pneumonia

B. emphasema

C. tuberculosis

D. asthma


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


The term meaning the abnormal narrowing of the lumen of the trachea is:

A. bronchioplasm

B. brachiostenosis

C. tracheostenosis

D. tracheocentesis


A disorder of the lungs called ____ causes the bronchi to become restricted (get smaller) so air can’t get to the lungs.

A. asthma

B. cold

C. influenza

D. bronchitis


surgical opening of the trachea

A. tracheotomy

B. tracheorrhagia

C. thoracotomy

D. thoracectomy


-ectasis

A. process of recording

B. stretching out or dialation

C. breathing

D. visual examination


to breathe

A. pulmon/o

B. spir/o

C. sinus/o

D. trache/o


cyanosis

A. someone is dead

B. someone is breathing wrong

C. someone is blue

D. someone has cancer


pharyngitis

A. inflammation of the pharnyx

B. infection of the pharnyx

C. inflammation of the trachea

D. infection of the trachea


meaning chest

A. pulmon/o

B. thorac/o

C. trache/o

D. spir/o


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

A. pulse oximetry

B. pulmonary function tests

C. arterial blood gases




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