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Antigen foreign protein that your body attacks with antibodies
Agglutination visible clumping of RBC’s caused by antibodies binding to antigens on blood cel
Anemia low O2-carrying capacity of the blood
Hemophilia Bleeding disorder caused by lack of clotting factors
Leukemia cancer involving WBC's
nasal septum wall dividing 2 sides
nasal cavity interior space of the nose
Pharynx throat between nasal cavity and larynx
nasopharynx most superior portion
oropharynx middle portion
laryngopharynx most inferior portion
thyroid cartilage forms the Adam's apple
glottis opening between vocal cords
epiglottis flaplike piece of cartilage that covers the glottis when we swallow, prevents foreign objects from entering the airway
alveoli sites of gas exchange
Respiration process of gas exchange between air and body cells
Pulmonary ventilation (breathing) movement of air into and out of lungs
External respiration gas exchange between air and blood
Internal respiration gas exchange between blood and tissues
Inspiration inhaling
Expiration exhaling
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