Lower Respiratory System Words 3

  1. pneumonectomy
    excision of a lung
  2. pneumonocele
    herniation of the lung
  3. pneumonosis
    abnormal condition of the lung
  4. pneumonopathy
    disease of the lung
  5. pneumocentesis
    surgical puncture to aspire the lungs
  6. aspire
    draw (fluid) by suction from a vessel or cavity
  7. lung abscess
    an abnormal localized collection of fluid
  8. pneumonomelanosis, pneumomelanosis, pneumoconiosis
    abnormal condition of black lung caused by inhalation of black dust
  9. number of lobes in the right lung
    3
  10. number of lobes in the left lung
    2
  11. lobitis
    inflammation of a lobe
  12. lobotomy
    incision of a lobe
  13. lobectomy
    excision of a lobe
  14. pleura
    double folded membrane the lung is enclosed in
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Lower Respiratory System Words 3
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Lower Respiratory System Words
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