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Unformatted text preview: Which condition is an accumulation of pus in the pleural cavity or another body cavity? empyema 11. What are the smallest branches of the bronchial tree? bronchioles 12. Which term means an accumulation of air or gas in the pleural space that causes the lung to collapse? pneumothorax 13. Which condition is an excessive discharge of mucus from the bronchi? bronchorrhea 14. Which condition is caused by cotton dust in the lungs? byssinosis 15. Which term describes the condition of having subnormal levels of oxygen in the cells? hypoxia 16. Which procedure is a surgical incision into the wall of the chest? thoracotomy 17. Which term describes the surgical removal of all or part of a lung? pneumonectomy 18. What structure closely surrounds each lung? visceral pleura 19. Which term describes a bluish discoloration of the skin caused by a lack of adequate oxygen? cyanosis 20. Which division of the pharynx is posterior to the nasal cavity? nasopharynx...
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