Respiratory Glossary: (D)

Respiratory

Respiratory Glossary

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Dyspnea

Shortness of breath.

Diaphragm

Found under the lowest section of the inferior lobes, it is a muscular body that plays an important role in inhaling and exhaling.

Diastolic Pressure

Minimum level at which the volume of blood flows when one of the chambers of the heart compresses

Dilate

To become enlarged.

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