The exchange of gases between the blood and the body cells is called
The entire process of exchanging gases between the atmosphere and body cells is called
Movement of air in and out of lungs
Exchange of gases between the air in the lungs and the blood is sometimes called
Respiration is necessary because of _____, which requires inhaled oxygen to operate, and the exhaling of carbon dioxide(its by-product), to continue operating.
The nose, nasal cavity, sinuses, and pharynx are in the
The larynx, trachea, bronchial tree, and lungs are in the
A hollow space behind the nose divided medially into right and left portions
Wall of bone and cartilage that separates the nasal cavity into right and left portions
Turbinate bones extending outward from the wall of the nasal cavity on each side which support the mucous membrane
Passageway for air passing between the nasal cavity and the larynx. Aids in producing vocal sound.
An enlargement in the airway formed by muscles and cartilage bound by elastic tissue that serves as a passageway for air moving in and out of the trachea
A flap like structure that allows air to enter except during swallowing, when the tongue presses it down to partially cover the opening of the larynx to prevent food/liquids from entering the air passages
This triangular slit in the vocal cords remains open during breathing, but closes when eating or drinking to help prevent food from entering the trachea.
Windpipe; flexible tube that extends into the thoracic cavity where it splits into the right and left bronchi
Branched airways leading from the trachea to air sacs in the lungs