Respiratory Glossary: (H)

Respiratory

Respiratory Glossary

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Hemoptysis

Condition which causes blood that is found in the gas exchange system to come out from the mouth.

Hypertension

Abnormal rise in blood pressure. When only the word hypertension is used it usually refers to systemic hypertension, the other type of hypertension is pulmonary. Systemic hypertension is that which affects the arteries in the systemic circulation. While, pulmonary hypertension is that which affects the arteries in the lungs.

Hypotension

Abnormal reduction in blood pressure.

Hysteresis

The difference at which the amount of air held in the lungs falls off when lung pressure shifts.

Heartbeat

A full heart pulsation.

Hyperactive

Arises when the tissue that conforms the body is prone to suffering a response beyond normal.

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