Lower Respiratory System Words 5

  1. phrenology
    study of the mind
  2. phrenoptosis
    prolapse or downward displacement of the diaphragm
  3. phrenospasm
    involuntary contraction or twitching of the diaphragm
  4. inspiration, inhalation
    process of breathing air into the lungs
  5. expiration, exhalation
    process of breathing air out of the lungs
  6. which muscles contract during inspiration?
    diaphragm and intercostals
  7. during inspiration the diaphragm
    descends
  8. during expiration the diaphragm
    ascends
  9. aerophobia
    fear of air, drafts or air, airborne influences, or “bad air” (body odor)
  10. hemophobia
    fear of blood
  11. chronic bronchitis
    bronchitis that lasts a long time, characterized by increase production of mucus and obstruction of respiratory passages bc of smoking
  12. bronchial
    pertaining to the bronchi
  13. bronchopneumonia
    type of pneumonia that affects the lungs and bronchioles
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Lower Respiratory System Words 5
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Lower Respiratory System Words
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