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Disease/Respiration

Disease and Respiratory System

TermDefinition
pathogen organisms that invade your body and cause disease
memory cells remember the invader and attack the next time
1st antibiotic penicillin
Penicillin is made from a __________ mold
antibiotics used to treat bacterial infection
vaccines used to prevent viruses
respiration taking in and using oxygen and releasing carbon dioxide and water
diaphragm muscle responsible for breathing
alveoli tiny air sacs in the lungs
job of alveoli increases the surface area and absorbs oxygen into the bloodstream
larynx contains the vocal cords
pharynx another name for the throat
reactants of cellular respiration glucose and oxygen
products of cellular respiration carbon dioxide, water, and energy (ATP)
Heimlich maneuver used for choking victims
inhale breathe in
exhale breathe out
macrophage surrounds and breaks apart the germs
tidal volume the amount of air that moves in and out of the lungs (in and out like the "tides")
residual volume the amount of air left over in the lungs after a forced exhale
vital capacity the amount of air that is forcibly exhaled
Created by: mearly1