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Unformatted text preview: laryngoscopy 12. A/An __________ is medication that expands the opening of the passages into the lungs. bronchodilator 13. The absence of spontaneous respiration is known as __________ . apnea 14. The condition caused by coal dust in the lungs is known as __________ . anthracosis 15. A collection of blood in the pleural cavity is called __________ . hemothorax 16. The progressive loss of lung function in which the chest sometimes assumes an enlarged barrel shape is known as __________ . emphysema 17. The __________ is the muscle that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdomen. This muscle makes breathing possible. diaphragm 18. A/An __________ is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the lungs and associated tissues. pulmonologist 19. Pain in the pleura that occurs in relation to breathing movements is known as __________ . pleurodynia 20. A/An __________ is a collection of pus within a body cavity. empyema...
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