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Respiratory System

Respiration process by which body uses oxygen and releases CO2
Respiratory System group of organs that take in oxygen and release CO2
Pharynx throat
Larynx part of throat that contains vocal cords
Trachea windpipe
Alveoli tiny air sacs in lungs where oxygen and CO2 are exchanged
Lung disease any disease that affects the lungs
Asthma person has difficulty breathing; could be caused by an allergic reaction
Emphysema disease linked to smoking; alveoli have been damaged
Nicotine addictive chemical found in cigarettes and e-cigarettes
E-Cigarette nicotine delivery device
Bronchitis Two types: acute and chronic
Path of air through respiratory system Pharynx, Larynx, Trachea, Bronchi, Lungs
Diaphragm thin sheet of muscle under lungs
Epiglottis tiny flap that directs air to pharynx and food to stomach
Involuntary your body just breathes naturally
Cystic Fibrosis blocked air passages; may die at young age
Created by: jamred86



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