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Respiratory System 1

Respiratory System Vocabulary

Thin hairs attached to the mucous membrane epithelium lining the respiratory tract cilia
Lower portion of the lung base of the lung
Branches of the trachea leading into the lungs 3. bronchi
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx adenoids
Tip or uppermost portion of the lung apex of the lung
Breathing out (exhalation) expiration
Small branches of the tubes leading into the lungs bronchioles
Muscle separating the chest and abdomen diaphragm
Air sac in the lung alveolus
Lid-like piece of cartilage covering the larynx epiglottis
Voice box larynx
One of a pair of masses of lymphatic tissue in the oropharynx palatine tonsil
Openings through the nose carrying air into the air passageways nares
Breathing in inspiration
Slit-like opening to the voice box glottis
Region between the lungs in the thoracic cavity mediastinum
Throat pharynx
One of the air cavities in the bones near the nose paranasal sinus
Division of the lung lobe of the lung
Midline region where the bronchi, blood vessels, and nerves enter and exit the lungs hilum of the lung
Created by: hannahdege