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Which abbreviation stands for a diagnostic laboratory test?
Which kind of medication is suspended in a mist in order to be inhaled?
Which of following statements regarding the action of the diaphragm is NOT true?
Air flows into the lungs with exhalation
The pulmonary capillaries tightly encase the:
External respiration refers to the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between:
alveoli and bloodstream
Which of the following medications treats an allergy attack?
Which of the following medications relieves the urge to cough?
Which of the following conditions causes constriction of the bronchial airways by bronchospasms?
Which of the following pairs of terms is mismatched?
bronchioles — air sacs
Which of the following medications relaxes muscle spasms in the bronchial tube?
Which of the following statements regarding respiration is NOT true?
Carbon dioxide moves from the blood into the cells
Which of the following is an emergency treatment given to patients when their breathing and heart stops?
The respiratory system works in conjunction with the ________ system to deliver oxygen to the cells of the body.
The small hairs that line the opening to the nose and the airways are called:
Which of the following conditions is not a type of pneumoconiosis?
Which of the following is an inherited condition?
Which condition is a bacterial upper respiratory infection characterized by the formation of a thick membranous film across the throat?
Which of the following statements regarding bronchial tubes is NOT true?
Each bronchus is surrounded by pulmonary capillaries
Which condition is characterized by the destruction of the walls of the alveoli resulting in overexpanded air sacs?
Which of the following terms means a nosebleed?
Which of the following terms means normal breathing?
Which of the following medications improves the ability to cough up mucus?
The paranasal sinuses are located within the ________.
The opening through the vocal cords is called the:
Which of the following pairs is mismatched?
hilum — area where trachea enters the lungs
Which of the following conditions is a fungal infection?
Which of the following terms means excessive (deep) breathing?
The tonsils in the throat are considered to be part of the:
Which condition is commonly called walking pneumonia?
The two external openings into the nasal cavity are called the:
The nasal cavity is divided down the middle by the:
Which term means inflammation of the nose and throat?
The upper section of the pharynx is called:
The palatine and lingual tonsils are located in the:
Which term means study of the ear, nose, and voice box?
Which diagnostic procedure measures the oxygen level in the blood?
The respiratory system, in conjunction with the cardiovascular system, delivers ________ to the cells of the body.
Inhalation brings in fresh ________ and exhalation removes ________.
oxygen, carbon dioxide
The ________ is the roof of the mouth and the floor of the nasal cavity.
Which term means open or unblocked?
Which abbreviation stands for a diagnostic test?
Which organ of the respiratory system is used by both the respiratory and digestive systems?
Which of the following choices presents the airways in anatomical order?
pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchial tubes
Which term means pleural pain?
Which term means abnormal condition of lung dust?
Which serious lung infection causes the alveoli to fill up with fluid?
Which of the following conditions may result in a collapsed lung?
Which of the following terms means air in the chest?
Which diagnostic procedure monitors a patient while sleeping to identify sleep apnea?
Which therapeutic procedure uses gravity to encourage the removal of secretions from the bronchi?
Which of the following conditions may cause an infarct in the lungs?
Which of the following is NOT a function of the nasal cavity?
removes oxygen from inhaled air
Which term means nose discharge?
Mucus coughed up from the respiratory tract is called:
Which of the following diagnostic procedures is a test for malignant cells?
Which of the following terms means a high-pitched breathing sound?
Which of the following diagnostic tests is used to diagnose cystic fibrosis?
Which of the following statements regarding the lungs is NOT true?
The mediastinum of the thoracic cavity is located between the lungs and diaphragm
Which of the following is NOT a part of the process of respiration?
Which of the following lung volumes is the amount of air that enters and exits the lungs during a single quiet breath?
Air is carried between the pharynx and bronchial tubes in the:
Which of the following does not make up part of the lungs?
Which of the following is NOT an organ of the respiratory system?
Which term means narrowing of the trachea?
Which of the following diagnostic tests is a nuclear medicine procedure especially useful in identifying pulmonary emboli?
Which of the following lung capacities is the volume of air that can be maximally exhaled after a maximum inhalation?
The respiratory membrane consists of:
walls of alveoli and capillaries
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