Ch 9 Words Part 1

  1. respiratory system
    brings o2 into the bloodstream and transports to body cells
  2. respiration
    the process of providing all cells with o2
  3. upper respiratory tract
    nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx
  4. lower respiratory tract
    trachea, chest, bronchial tree, alveoli
  5. pulmonologist
    lung specialist
  6. otolaryngologist
    • ENT
    • disease of the pharynx
  7. oncologist
    cancer specialist
  8. respiratory therapist
    diagnoses and treats breathing problems
  9. acapnia
    reduced CO2 during expiration
  10. anoxia
    absence of o2
  11. aphonia
    absence of voice
  12. apnea
    longer than normal pause between breaths
  13. sleep apnea
    one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths during sleeping
  14. bradypnea
    slow breathing
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Ch 9 Words Part 1
Ch 9 Words Part 1