respiratory system

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respiratory system
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  1. singultus is called
    hiccups
  2. main organs of respiratory system
    • -nose
    • -lungs
    • -pharnyx
    • -larynx
    • -trachea
    • -bronchi
  3. main functions of system;
    • -oversee gas exchange btw blood n external environment
    • -lungs exchange these gasses with help of alveoli
    • -purify air that will go into lungs
  4. function of paranosal sinuses
    lightens the skull, act as resonance chambers for speech
  5. smallest respiratory passageways
    bronchioles
  6. seperates mouth from nose
    palate
  7. windpipe
    trachea
  8. where gas exchange takes place
    alveoli
  9. stops food from going the wrong way
    epiglottis
  10. both air n food pass through this
    pharynx
  11. movement of air out of the lungs
    expiration
  12. membranes that cover the lungs n lines the pleural cavity
    pleura
  13. volume of air inhaled or exhaled at each normal breath
    tidal volume
  14. gas exchange takes place btw the process of
    diffusion
  15. when substances move in this way, they pass from areas of ___ to ___
    • -higher conentration
    • -lower
  16. in the alveoli of the lungs, oxygen pases from ___ then in the tissues from the ____
    • -air of the alveoli to the capillary blood
    • -capillary blood to the tissue cells
  17. in the tissues, car. dioxide moves from ___ and in the lungs from ___
    • -tissue cells
    • -capillary blood to alveolar air

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