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Respiratory System

What is the disease that causes the alveoli to lose their ability to expand and contract? Emphysema
What is the disease in which too much mucus is produced in the bronchial tubes? Chronic Bronchitis
What is 12cm. long, has cilia, and cleans air? Trachea/Windpipe
What is the flap that is located at the end of the pharynx and closes over the larynx that keeps you from choking? Epiglottis
About how much air do you breath while at rest? 500ml
About how much air do you breath at exercise? 2000ml
Who discovered that animals need oxygen and candles burn oxygen in 1774? Joseph Preistly
What two systems help you breath? Respiratory and digestive
What does the digestive system supply your respiratory system with? C6 H12 O6 (Sugar)
What does the respiratory system supply? Oxygen
What part of the red blood cell carries oxygen and carbon dioxide? Hemoglobin
What is the organ between the nasal cavity and the esophagus? Pharynx (Throat)
Where is the first place air is warmed and moistened? Nasal cavity (nose)
What is the colorless, odorless smoke that can kill you? Carbon monoxide
What is below your lungs that expands and contracts as you breath in and out? Diaphragm
What are the 2 branches that connects to the lungs from the trachea? Bronchi
What is it called where your vocal cords are located? Larynx (voice box)
What are the three main ingredients that are found in cigarettes, that kills you? Tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide
What are the air sacs at the end of bronchioles where oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange in capillaries? Alveoli
What are the six organs of the respiratory system? 1. Nasal cavity 2. Pharynx- throat 3. Larynx-voice box 4. Trachea-windpipe 5. Bronchi 6. Lungs
Created by: Camryn_O'Baker