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Respiratory system

VTA 125 respiratory system

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what is the primary function of the respiratory system bring oxygen into the body for delivery to the cells
what is respiration the exchange of gases between the atmosphere and the body cells
what are the structures of the upper respiratory system nose, mouth, pharynx, epiglottis & larynx
what are the structures of the lower respiratory system trachea, bronchi & bronchioles, the alveoli
what are the three divisions of the pharynx (hint Christmas song "the first____" Nasopharynx, oropharanyx, laryngopharanyx
the larynx is in between the pharynx and the trachea
what is the combining form for trachea trache/o
what is the trachea commonly called wind pipe
what is the combining form for bronchi bronch/o
what are alveoli sacs in which gas exchange occurs
what is the main organ of respiration the lunges
what are the lungs separated by mediastinum
what separates the thoracic and abdominal cavities diaphragm
what are the three muscles responsible for reparation diaphragm the external and internal intercostal
apnea no breathing
dyspnea difficulty breathing
bradypnea slow breathing
tachypnea fast breathing
hyperpnea excessive breathing
hypoxia less than normal oxygen
aspiration food, liquid or saliva breathed into the lungs
asthma chronic lung disease
epistaxis nose bleed
pneumonia infection in the lungs filled with fluid
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