Respiratory System Med Term Quiz


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bradypenia

A. absence of breathing

B. slow breathing

C. fast breathing

D. normal breathing


cyanosis

A. someone is dead

B. someone is breathing wrong

C. someone is blue

D. someone has cancer


What is the incision of the chest?

A. tracheotomy

B. mediastinoscopy

C. dysphonia

D. thoracotomy


to breathe

A. pulmon/o

B. spir/o

C. sinus/o

D. trache/o


surgical opening of the trachea

A. tracheotomy

B. tracheorrhagia

C. thoracotomy

D. thoracectomy


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


Aspiration would mean

A. having good breathing

B. removal of something from airways

C. pus in the airway

D. dilation of the airway


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

A. laryngitis

B. pharryngitis

C. laryngopharyngitis

D. tracheolaryngitis


pharyngitis

A. inflammation of the pharnyx

B. infection of the pharnyx

C. inflammation of the trachea

D. infection of the trachea


increased tissue spaces caused by destruction of alveoli

A. pneumonia

B. emphasema

C. tuberculosis

D. asthma


bleeding of the larnyx

A. larnygorrhagia

B. laryngitis

C. laryngrrhea

D. larynoplasty


paralysis of the wall of the bronchi

A. bronchorrhagia

B. bronchorrhea

C. bronchoplegia

D. bronchoscopy


What is tachypnea?

A. excessively fast breathing

B. excessively fast heartbeat

C. excessively heavy bleeding

D. low heart rate 


The term meaning an abnormal discharge from the pharynx:

A. Pharyngorrhea

B. Phlegm

C. Laryngorrhea

D. Sputum


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

A. pulse oximetry

B. pulmonary function tests

C. arterial blood gases


identifies which antibiotic will provide the most effective treatment

A. auscultation

B. percussion

C. sputum culture and sensitivity

D. PPD skin test


pyothorax

A. infection of the pyo

B. puss in the chest

C. cutting into the chest

D. dilation of the pyo of the chest


Eupenia is…….

A. no breathing

B. fast breathing

C. normal breathing

D. slow breathing


What is the term for “without breathing”?

A. Asphyxia

B. Apnea

C. Asbestosis

D. Rhinorrhea


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


Rhinoritis

A. inflammation of the lungs

B. inflammation of the nose

C. inflammation of the alveoli

D. inflammation of the trachea


meaning chest

A. pulmon/o

B. thorac/o

C. trache/o

D. spir/o


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 repair of a bronchial defect

A. bronchoplasty

B. bronchoscopy

C. bronchostenosis

D. bronchoplegia




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