Pulmonary Fibrosis

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reduces the effeciency of this due to blocked airways R
RESPIRATION
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reduces the amount of ...... taken in through the body O
OXYGEN
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increases the concentration of C, D
CARBON DIOXIDE
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reduces the surface area needed for... G, E
GAS EXCHANGE
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reduces the surface are of the..... A
ALVEOLI
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makes it harder to breath during ...... I
INSPIRATION
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damages the ....... of the lungs E
ELASTICITY
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The body's way to try to remove thick mucus, a chronic symptom of fibrosis C
COUGH
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Effect of the build up of mucus I
INFECTIONS
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Causes ... due to a blockage of the pancreatic duct that causes decreased enzyme activity W
WEIGHTLOSS
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Fibrosis forms what kind of tissue on the lungs? S, T
SCAR TISSUE
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Irreversible thickening of the epithelium. P, F
PULMONARY FIBROSIS
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What hair moves the mucus up the trachea? C
CILIA
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..... volume reduced as a symptom of fibrosis. T
TIDAL
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.... increased, one of the factors in the Fick's Law equation D, P
DIFFUSION PATHWAY
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....... caused by the reduced amount of respiration. Less energy is released and causes this F
FATIGUE
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Generally accepted theory of the cause if fibrosis M, L, I
MICROSCOPIC LUNG INJURY
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Lung function that fibrosis interferes with E
EXHALATION
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The exact cause of Pulmonary Fibrosis is yet .... U
UNKNOWN
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