MNT II Ch 7 & 9 Vocab

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MNT II Ch 7 & 9 Vocab
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  1. Air sac at the end of each bronchiole
    Alveolus
  2. Top most section of the lung
    Apex
  3. Bottom section of the lung
    Base
  4. Fine subdivision of the bronchi made of smooth muscle and elastic fibers
    Bronchiole
  5. One of the two airways from the trachea to the lungs
    Bronchus
  6. Muscle that divides the abdominal and thoracic cavities; membranous muscle between the abdominal and thoracic cavities that contracts and relaaxes during the respiratory cycle; contraceptive device that covers the cervix and blocks sperm from entering; used in conjunction with spermicide.
    Diaphragm
  7. Cartilaginous flap that covers the larynx during swallowing to prevent food from entering the airway; movable flap of tissue that covers the trachea
    Epiglottis
  8. Breathing out
    Exhalation
  9. Part of the larynx consisting of the vocal folds of mucous membrane and muscle
    Glottis
  10. Portion of the kidney where blood vessels and nerves enter and exits.  Midsection of the lung where the nerves and vessels enter and exit
    Hilum
  11. Bottom lobe of the lung
    Inferior lobe
  12. Breathing in.  Taking in of drugs in a fine spray of droplets
    Inhalation
  13. Muscles between the ribs
    Intercostal muscles
  14. Part of the pharynx below and behind the larynx
    Laryngopharynx
  15. Organ of voice production in the respiratory tract, between the pharynx and the trachea; voice box
    Larynx
  16. One of two organs of respiration (left lung and right lung) in the thoracic cavity where oxygenation of blood takes place
    Lung
  17. Median portion of the thoracic cavity; septum between two areas of an organ or cavity
    Mediastinum
  18. space between the two pleura
    Pleural cavity
  19. Body system that includes the lugns and airways and performs breathing; body's system for breathing.
    Respiratory system
  20. Soft posterior part of the palate in the mouth; flexible muscular sheet that separates the nasopharynx from the rest of the pharynx.
    Soft palate
  21. Topmost lobe of each lung
    Superior lobe
  22. Part of the trunk between the neck and the abdomen; chest; chest cavity
    Thorax
  23. see Adam's Apple.. supportive structure of the larynx; larger in males than in females; protrusion in the neck caused by a fold of thyroid cartilage
    Thyroid cartilage
  24. Airway from the larynx into the bronchi; windpipe
    Trachea
  25. Strips of epithelial tissue that vibrate and play a major role in the production of sound
    Vocal cords
  26. Simple protein; when leaked into urine, may indicate a kidney problem.  Simple protein found in plasma.
    Albumin
  27. Disposable catheter for urinary sample collection or incontinence
    Condom catheter
  28. Method of filtration used when kidneys fail.
    Dialysis
  29. Substance that  results from the breakdown of fat; indicates diabetes or starvation when present in the urine
    Ketone
  30. Measurement of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution such as urine
    pH
  31. Presence of albumin in uine, usually indicative of disease
    Albuminuria
  32. Inflammation of the bladder
    Cystitis
  33. Bladder stone
    Cystolith
  34. urinary incontinence
    Enuresis
  35. Blood in the urine
    Hematuria
  36. Inflammation of the kidneys
    Nephritis
  37. Excessive urination; exvessive amount of water in the urine
    Polyuria
  38. Surgical repair of the bladder
    Cystoplasty
  39. Removal of a kidney
    Nephrectomy
  40. Medical specialty that diagnoses and treats the urinary system and the male reproductive system
    Urology
  41. Organ where urine collects before being excreted from the body
    Bladder
  42. Capsule surrounding a glomerulus and serving as a collection site for urine
    Bowman's capsule
  43. Substance found in urine; elevated levels may indicate muscular dystrophy.
    Creatine
  44. A component of creatine
    Creatinine
  45. Nitrogenous waste excreted in the urine
    Uric acid
  46. Body system that includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra and helps maintain homeostasis by removing fluid and dissolved waste; body system that forms and ecretes urine and helps in the reabsorption of essential substances.
    Urinary system
  47. Fluid excreted by the urinary system
    Urine

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