Lesson 9.3 Crossword


3.disease of the lungs characterized by recurring episodes of airway inflammation causing bronchospasms and increased mucus production
7.inflammation of the sinuses
8.chronic inflammation of the lungs characterized by an abnormal increase in the air spaces near the bronchioles; causes an accumulation of carbon dioxide in the lungs
9.a long-lasting respiratory condition in which the airways of the lungs become obstructed due to inflammation of the bronchi and excessive mucus production
10.excessive ventilation that leads to abnormal expulsion of carbon dioxide
11.a temporary inflammation of the mucous membranes that line the trachea and bronchial passageways; causes a cough that may produce mucus
12.a viral infection that affects the respiratory system; the flu
13.inflammation of the larynx, or voice box


1.inflammation of the tonsils
2.spasmodic contractions of the bronchial muscles that constrict the airways in the lungs during an asthma attack
4.a highly contagious bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
5.inflammation of the pharynx, or throat
6.an infection of the lungs that causes inflammation; caused by a virus, bacterium, fungus, or—in rare cases—parasites

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