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Lesson 10 Vocab

Lesson 10

Alveoli Tiny sacs in the lungs through which the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place.
bronchi The passage that the trachea splits into it is the largest out of the three brons. Takes air into the lungs then it branches off into smaller passages. Is plural for bronchus
bronchiole Second largest of the three brons. One of the finer divisions of the bronchial tree.
Bronchus One of the larger passages taking air taking air into the lungs.
Burp It is the extra air that you take down.
Cough A way of getting germs and other stuff out
Diaphragh A dome shaped muscular partion. It plays a major role in breathing. It increases the volume of the thorax and so inflates the lungs.
Hiccup It is sudden, involuntary contraction of the diaphragm. It blocks air intake.
Intercostal muscles Intercostal muscles are muscles that are between the ribs, and help form and move the chest wall.
Larynx It is a muscular organ that forms that forms air passage to lungs. It also holds vocal cords.
Mucous Membrane It is an epithelial tissue that secretes mucus and that lines many body cavities.
sneeze It is a sudden muscle contraction that offers a second way to get germs out.
trachea It is the esophagus of the respiratory system. It is the tube that brings air to the lungs.
Created by: Hudo The King