Fine subdivision of the bronchi made of smooth muscle and elastic fibers
One of the two airways from the trachea to the lungs
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.
Cartilaginous flap that covers the larynx during swallowing to prevent food from entering the airway; movable flap of tissue that covers the trachea
Part of the larynx consisting of the vocal folds of mucous membrane and muscle
Portion of the kidney where blood vessels and nerves enter and exits. Midsection of the lung where the nerves and vessels enter and exit
Bottom lobe of the lung
Breathing in. Taking in of drugs in a fine spray of droplets
Muscles between the ribs
Part of the pharynx below and behind the larynx
Organ of voice production in the respiratory tract, between the pharynx and the trachea; voice box
One of two organs of respiration (left lung and right lung) in the thoracic cavity where oxygenation of blood takes place
Median portion of the thoracic cavity; septum between two areas of an organ or cavity
space between the two pleura
Body system that includes the lugns and airways and performs breathing; body's system for breathing.
Soft posterior part of the palate in the mouth; flexible muscular sheet that separates the nasopharynx from the rest of the pharynx.
Topmost lobe of each lung
Part of the trunk between the neck and the abdomen; chest; chest cavity
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
Airway from the larynx into the bronchi; windpipe
Strips of epithelial tissue that vibrate and play a major role in the production of sound
Simple protein; when leaked into urine, may indicate a kidney problem. Simple protein found in plasma.
Disposable catheter for urinary sample collection or incontinence
Method of filtration used when kidneys fail.
Substance that results from the breakdown of fat; indicates diabetes or starvation when present in the urine
Measurement of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution such as urine
Presence of albumin in uine, usually indicative of disease
Inflammation of the bladder
Blood in the urine
Inflammation of the kidneys
Excessive urination; exvessive amount of water in the urine
Surgical repair of the bladder
Removal of a kidney
Medical specialty that diagnoses and treats the urinary system and the male reproductive system
Organ where urine collects before being excreted from the body
Capsule surrounding a glomerulus and serving as a collection site for urine
Substance found in urine; elevated levels may indicate muscular dystrophy.
A component of creatine
Nitrogenous waste excreted in the urine
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.