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Respiratory System

alveoli mircoscopic air sacs in the lungs larnyx voice box laryngitis an inflammation of the larynx and vocal cords.
bronchi 2 main branches of the trachea; air tubes to and from the lungs lungs organ of respiration located in the throarcic cavity. lung cancer preventable disease
cellular respiration uses oxygen and nutrients to produce energy, water, and carbon dioxide nasal cavities space between the cranium and the roofof the mouth. pleurisy an inflamation of the pleura or membranes
cilia hairlike projections nasal septum bony and cartilaginous partition that separates the nasal cavity into 2 sections. trachea windpipe;
epiglottis leaf-shaped structure that closes over the larnyx during swallowing nose the projection in the center of the face; the organ for smelling and breathing. ventilation process of breathing
expiration the expulsion of air from the lungs; breathing out air. pharynx the throat pneumonia an inflammation or infection of the lungs.
external respiration the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the lungs and blood stream pleura a serous membrane that covers the lungs and lines the thoracic cavity. rhinitis an inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease a term used to describe any chronic lung disease that results in obstruction of the airways. sinusitis an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the sinuses.
bronchitis sleep apnea a condition in which an individual stops while asleep.
Emphysema noninfectious, chronic respiratory condiition that occurs when the walls of the alweoli deteriorate and lose their elasticiy. tuberculosis an infectious lung disease caused by the bacterium
bronchitis Epistaxis a nosebleed Upper Respiratory Infection an upper respiratory infection or common cold
bronchitis an inflammation of the bronchi and bronchial tubes. influenza the flu a highly contagious viral infection of the upper repiratory sytem.
inspiration breathing in; taking air into the the lungs respiration the process of taking in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide by way of the lungsand air passages
internal respiration the exchangeof carbon dioxide and oxygen between the tissue cells and the bloodstream. respiratory system consistes of the lungs and air passages; is responsible for taking in oxygen and removing carbon dioxide.
asthuma a repiratory disorder usually caused by a sensivtity to an allergen such as dust, pollen, an animal, medications, or a food. sinuses cavity or air space in a bone.
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