Respiratory Glossary: (E)

Respiratory

Respiratory Glossary

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Embolism

A blockage in the circulatory system that can be divided into different kinds, including fat embolism, gas embolism, and thrombosis. Fat embolism can be triggered by broken bones suffered due to a disturbing accident.This results in the discharge of fat globular mass in the soft tissue inside the bones. Gas embolism can be caused by injecting a person without the proper care. Thrombosis arises in the circulatory system as a result of clumps of blood found in the vessels.

Edema

Excess of substances in the body that causes inflammation.

Endothelial Cells

Soft covering of the organs found in the circulatory system.

Expiration

To expulse CO2.

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