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Respiratory System


Nasal cavity site of inhalation and exhalation
Mouth site of infalation and exhalation
Pharynx back of the throat where nasal and oral cavities meet
Epiglottis tissue that prevents food from entering the trachea
Larynx Produces sound and moves air
Esphagus muscular tube connecting pharynx to stomach
Trachea ringed tube for passage of air
Diaphragm major muscle of breathing
Lung organ of breathing
Heart muscle resposnible for blood circulation
Bronchi function to move air to the alveoli
Cartilage ring ring that holds open the trachea
Bronchiole Moves air to the alveole
Alveoli grape-like clusters where gas exchange in the lungs takes place
Main job of the respiratory system bring oxygen into the body and carry carbon dioxide out
The body needs O2 to burn nutrients and produce energy
What is the byproduct of respiration CO2
How many types of respiration? Two
External respiration occurs in which body part Lungs
Internal respiration occurs All over the body
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