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cooperates with the circulatory system to provide oxygen for body cells and to expel waste carbon dioxide through breathing.
The drawing of air into the lungs is . It is also called in/halation.
Expelling air from the lungs, the act of breathing out or letting out ones breath,is expiration.This is the same as .
pretains to the lungs
The nose, nasal cavity,paranasal sinuses, pharynx, and larynx comprise the?
Upper respiratory tract
The trachea , bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, and lungs belong to the ?
Lower respiratory tract
-sin(o), sinus(o) sinus
Upper Respiratory tract
-bronch(o), bronchi(o) bronchi
-phren(o) diaphragm or mind
Lower respiratory tract
-capnia carbon dioxide
spir(o) to breathe
Word parts used to describe function
Air firs enters the body through the?
Air then passes over the vocal cords in the larynx before reaching the trachea, also known as the windpipe. the trachea divides into two primary bronchi, which divide further into many . Oxygen and carbon dioxide are changed with the alveoli.
Literal interpretation of para/nasal sinuses means the air cavaites the nose
the hollow interior of the nose is seperated into right and left cavities by the
means inside(within) the nose
means behind the nose and means above the nose
Retro/nasal and supra/nasal
refers to the palate
is a tubular passage that carries fluid(tears) from the eye to the nasal cavity.
the lies behind the mouth
, formerly called the eustachian tube is a narrow chanel connecting the middle ear and the nasopharynx.
, also called vocal folds, are a pair of strong bands of elastic tussue with a mouthlike opening through which air passes, creating sound.
is composed of cartilage and covers the larynx during the swallowing of food.
refers to the apex, or the uppermost portion of the lung.
The depression where blood vessels enter and leave the lung is called?
surrounds the lungs
lines the walls of thoracic cavity
, which contains a thin film of pleural fluid that acts as a lubricant as the lungs expand and contract during respiration
means below the lung.
the muscular partition that separates the thoratcic and abdominal cavities, contracts and increases the size of the thoracic cavity during inspiration
radiology of the vessels?