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Liles MSI Resp. Sys

Liles MSI Respiratory System

alveoli air cells found in the lung
anterior nares external portion of the nostril
bronchi two tubes separated from trachea;rigt is shorter and wider
bronchioles one of the smal subdivisions of a bronchus
cilia entraps and prevent the entery of the larger dirt particles
diffusion molecules move from the higher concentration to the lower concentration
epiglottis flap of cartilage lying behind te tongue and in front of the enterance to the larynx
external respiration breathing; exchange of the xygen and carbon dioxide between lungs and the body and the outside enviroment
internal respiration includes the exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen between the cells and the lymph surrounding them
larynx voicw box
Apnea Temporary stoppage of breathing movements
COPD Chronic lung condition such as emphysema or bronchitis
Dyspnea Labored breathing or difficult breathing
Eupnea Normal or easy breathing with usual quiet inhalations and exhalations
Medulla Oblongata Part of the brainstem, contains the nuclei for vital functions
Nasal Septum Partition between the two nasal cavities
Pharynx Throat
Pleura Pleural membrane; serous membran protecting the lungs and lining the internal surface of thoracic cavity
Pleural Fluid Normal watery body fluid wuthin the pleural space
Sinuses Recessed cavity or hollow space
Surfactant Surface-active agent
Trachea A thin walled tube between the larynx and the bronchi; conducts air to the lungs
Orthopnea difficult or labored breathing, must sit up straight to breathe
Tachypnea abnormally rapid rate of breathing
Tidal Volume The amount of air that moves in and out of the lungs with each breath
Total Lung Capacity Includes tidal volume, inspiratory reserve, expiratory reserve, and residual air
URI Upper REspiratory Infection
Epistaxis Nosebleed
Created by: Connie Liles