RESPITORY SYSTEM

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RESPITORY SYSTEM
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  1. RESPIRTORY SYSTEM - MAIN FUNCTION
    THE MAIN FUNCTION IS TO BRING OXYGEN INTO THE BODY FOR DELIVERY TO BLOOD CELLS
  2. WHAT MAKES SPEECH POSSIBLE
    OXYGEN PRODUCES THE AIR FLOW THROUGH THE LARYNX - THAT IS WHAT MAKES SPEECH POSSIBLE.
  3. STRUCTURES OF THE UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT
    NOSE, MOUTH, PHARYNX, EPIGLOTTIS, LARYNX AND TRACHEA
  4. STRUCTURES OF THE LOWER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
    • LUNGS, BRONCIAL TREE
    • (THESE ARE PROTECTED BY THE THORATIC CAVITY)
  5. CILIA
    THIN HAIR LOCATED INSIDE THE NOSE
  6. STRUCTURE OF THE LUNGS
    2 LOBES ON THE LEFT AND 3 LOBES ON THE RIGHT
  7. LARYNX
    VOICE BOX
  8. ALVEOLI
    AIR SACS, LOOKS LIKE GRAPE CLUSTERS FOUND IN THE END OF THE BRONCHIOLE
  9. WHERE DOES RESPIRATION TAKE PLACE
    THIS TAKES PLACE IN THE ALVEOLI
  10. EXTERNAL RESPIRATION
    BRINGING AIR INTO AND OUT OF THE LUNGS
  11. COPD
    CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
  12. ASTHMA
    CHRONIC ALLERGIC DISORDER
  13. EMPHYSEMA
    LOSS OF LUNG FUNCTION
  14. CROUP
    RESPIRTORY SYNFROME IN CHILDREN AND INFANTS
  15. SINOITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE SINUS
  16. URI
    UPPER RESPIRTORY INFECTION
  17. PHARYNGITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE PHARNIX (SORE THROAT)
  18. DYSHONIA
    HOARSENESS, WEAKNESS AND LOSS OF VOICE
  19. ARDS
    ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME. (ACCUMULATION OF FLUID IN LUNG TISSUE)
  20. ASPIRATION PHNEMONIA
    ALL GOES INTO THE LUNGS (VOMIT..FLUID)
  21. EUPNEA
    EASY OR NORMAL BREATHING
  22. TRACHYPNEA
    RAPID RESPIRATIONS
  23. ANOXIA
    ABSENCE OF OXYGEN (4-6 MINUTES AND YOUR BRAIN DEAD)
  24. ASPHYSIA
    LACK OF OXYGEN
  25. CYANOSIS
    BLUE

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