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Uvula • Uvula: flap of skin from soft palate in combination associated with breathing/snoring • Tonsils: lymphoid tissue for fighting infection
Spontaneous pneumothorax • Blisters on the outer surface of the lung, called blebs. • Everyone has these blebs to a degree due to friction between the surface of the lungs and the chest cavity. • Sometimes these blebs burst and leak air from the inside of the lung. • An air pocket is created on the outside of the lung which breaks down the tissue and causes severe pain. • A chest tube is inserted to remove the air pocket, which in turn pulls the lung back into the space that was created by the air pocket. • Usually persons prone to have this affliction are young, slender, white males.
Urinary • Filtration • Blood plasma • Reabsorption • Water and minerals • Secretion • Ions and some proteins