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Respiratory Key term

Alveoli Smallest bronchiole grape cluster like structure allows for gas exchange from atmospheric air & the lungs
Bronchi division of trachea into the left & right lungs
Bronchioles smallest division of the bronchi
Cellular respiration use of O2 & nutrients by the cells
Cilia small hair like structures in the nasal mucosa
Epiglottis leaflike cartilage that covers the trachea during swallowing
External Respiration Gas exchange between the lungs & the blood
Inspiration process of breathing air in
Internal Respiration gas exchange between capillaries and the cells
Larynx voice box
Lungs bag like organ used in breathing
Nasal Cavities hollow spaces behind the nose
Nasal Septum cartilage that divides the nose into left and right nares
Nose external part of the respiratory system
Pharynx space located anterior to the nose &mouth . Superior to the larynx
Pleura two layers of a serous membrane covering the lungs and the chest wall
Respiration inhalation & exhalation
Respiratory System consists of lungs & air passages for gas exchange
Sinuses cavities in the skull that surround the nasal area
Trachea windpipe
Ventilation process of breathing
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