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  1. This is NOT a part of lower respiratory tract:

    C. larynx
  2. This is also part of the upper respiratoy tract, nose, turbinates, pharynx, larynx and _____.

    B. sinuses
  3. Another name for the voice box is:

    C. larynx...laryngitis
  4. This is the windpipe:

    B. trachea...tracheotomy
  5. Interior of nose is divided by the:

    C. septum
  6. This combining form means incomplete:

    D. atel/o
  7. This combining form means breath:

    A. spir/o
  8. This combining form means nose:
    a. pneum/o
    b. rhin/o
    c. sept/o
    d. nas/o
    both b. rhin/o and d. nas/o
  9. This prefix means all:

    B. pan
  10. This prefix means many:
    a. poly-
    b. tetra
    c. uni-
    d. bi-
    • a. poly- many¬†
    • b. tetra- four
    • c. uni- one
    • d. bi- two
  11. This abbreviation refers to a syndrome that involves difficulty in breathing:

    C. ARDS: adult respiratory distress syndrome
  12. This abbreviation refers to amount of air patient can expel from the lungs in 1 second:

    C. FEV1
  13. This suffix means breathing:

    B. -pnea
  14. Which suffix does NOT mean pertaining to:

    C. -capnia...carbon dioxide
  15. Acute injury to alveolocapillary membrane that results in edema and atelectasis:

    B. adult respiratory distress syndome
  16. Condition in which pus is in pleural space and is often a complication of pneumonia:

    B. empyema
  17. Which of the following is NOT one of the most common types of atelectasis:

    C. expansion
  18. This condition is a result of accumulation of dust particles in lung:

    D. pneumoconiosis
  19. An irreversible airway obstructive disease in which symptoms are bronchial spam, dyspnea and wheezing:

    D. COPD
  20. Cylindrical, varicose and secular/cystic are examples of:

    D. bronchiectasis
  21. Condition in which there is a loss of elasticity and enlargement of alveoli:

    A. emphysema
  22. Definition of a chronic cough is one that lasts for over this number of weeks:

    B. 3
  23. A condiyion marked by an increase in carbon dioxide in arterial blood and decreased ability to breath that can result in respiratory acidosis:

    A. hypercapnia
  24. This condition often follows a viral infection and occurs in children under 2 years of age.  Examples of various types of this condition are constrictive, proliferating and obliterative.

    C. bronchiolitis
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