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Nose contains hair/muccus for protection
Nasal Cavity/ Sinuses opening in skull to allow air passage
Pharynx connects upper and lower respiratory tracts
larynx produces sound
epiglottis prevents food from entering trachea
trachea tube to transport air
bronchial tree system of tubes
lungs contain alveoli for gas exchange
alveoli sites of oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange
diaphragm muscle to control breathing motions
Deviated septum uneven nostrils, making breathing difficult
laryngitis inflammation in the vocal cords
emphysema destruction of alveoli due to irritants
lung cancer formation of tumors
atelectasis lung collapse
cystic fibrosis sticky muccus in the lungs
bronchitis inflammation in the bronchial tubes
pneumonia fluid in the lungs
tracheotomy incision into the trachea
altitude sickness caused by reduced oxygen at higher altitudes
sleep apnea disruption of breathing during sleep
asthma inflammation of bronchial tubes
sinus infection inflammation of the sinuses
is secreted into the alveolar sacs which reduces the tendency to collapse. It aids in the development of infant lungs Surfactant
5 non-respiratory movements of the respiratory system coughing, sneezing, laughing, crying, hiccups
how does a broken rib cause difficulty breathing? can puncture a lung and is super painful
function of the diaphagm when breathing is inhaling makes your diaphragm expand, exhaling makes your diaphragm relax.
what is bromothymol blue PH indicator, to measure cellular respiration
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