fund ch 39 terms

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fund ch 39 terms
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  1. alveoli
    small air sacs at the end of the terminal bronchioles that are the site of gas exchange
  2. atria
    upper chambers of the heart
  3. cilia
    microscopic hair like projections that propel mucus toward the upper airway so that it can be expectorated
  4. expiration
    act of breathing out; exhalation
  5. inspiration
    act of breathing in; inhalation
  6. nasal cannula
    disposable, plastic device that delivers oxygen via two protruding prongs for insertion into the nostrils
  7. respiration
    gas exchange between the atmospheric air in the alveoli and blood in the capillaries
  8. sputum
    respiratory secretion expelled by coughing or cleaning the throat
  9. ventricles
    lower chambers of the heart
  10. vesicular
    normal sound of respiration heard on auscultation over peripheral lung areas

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