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  1. a chronic disease involving damage to the air sacs in the lungs and the body does not get the oxygen it needs; the most common cause is cigarette smoking
  2. structure that directs air down the respiratory path and food down the digestive path.
  3. small, round sacs in the lungs where CO2 and O2 are exchanged.
  4. a cancer of the lungs which is caused primarily by the carcinogens in cigarette smoke; it is the leading cancer killer; can also be caused by radon gas and on-the-job carcinogens (things that cause cancer) such as asbestos, uranium, arsenic, and certain petroleum products
  5. tube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.
  6. tube-like structure that moves food from the mouth to the stomach.

6 True/False questions

  1. Asthmatube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.


  2. SpiraclesInsects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.


  3. Mucusa disease affecting the lungs; most commonly found in children; causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and early morning coughing; no know cause or cure


  4. Bronchitisan infection most common in infants and children that causes pneumonia; most people recover in 8 to 15 days but will have repeated infections throughout their life; symptoms include fever, runny nose, cough, and wheezing


  5. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)system that brings oxygen to your body and removes carbon dioxide.


  6. Cystic Fibrosisan infectious disease that usually attacks the lungs and is spread from person to person in the air; symptoms include a persistent cough, run-down feeling, weight loss, fever, and loss of appetite; you may be a carrier but not come down with the disease


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