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Respiratory & Excret

Respiratory & Excretory Science

Alveoli Tiny, thin walled, grapelike clusters at the end of each bronchiole that are surrounded by capillaries, where carbon dioxide & oxygen exchange take place.
Bladder Elastic, muscular organ that holds urine until it leaves the body.
Bronchi 2 short tubes that branch off the lower end of the trachea & carry air into the lungs.
Larynx Airway to which the vocal cords are attached.
Diaphragm Muscle beneath the lungs that contracts & relaxes to move gases in & out of the body.
Kidney Bean-shaped urinary system organ that is made up of about 1 million nephrons and filters blood, producing unrine.
Nephron Tiny filtering unit of the kidney.
Pharynx Tubelike passageway for food, liguid, and air.
Ureter Tube that carries unrine from each kidney to the bladder
Trachea Air-conducting tube that connects the larynx with the bronchi, is lined with mucous membranes and cila, and contains stong cartilage rings.
Urethra Tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body.
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