What system is responsible for the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide?
What is essential for life?
What is another word for breathing?
What is pH?
What is tasteless, colorless, odorless gas produced by body cells during the metabolic process?
What is tough, elastic connective tissue that is more rigid than ligaments but less dense than bone?
What is any hairlike structure?
What is the moving or spreading out of a substance at random, rather than by chemical reaction or application of external forces?
What is the state in which the regulatory mechanisms of the body maintain a constant internal environment?
What is moist tissue layer lining hollow organs and cavities of the body that open to the environment?
What is tasteless, odorless, colorless gas essential for human respiration?
What is the symbol that indicates the degree of acidity or alkalinity of a substance?
What is the wall dividing two cavities which separates the two nostrils?
What is the thin layer of tissue that covers internal body cavities, the cells of which secrete a fluid that keeps the membrane moist?
The breathing process begins with what?
What is a chamber lined with mucous membranes and tiny hairs called cilia?
The nasal cavity is divided into a right and left side by a vertical partition of cartilage called what?
What are the receptors for the sense of smell?
What is a muscular tube that serves as a passageway for food and air?
What are the three sections of the pharynx?
A collection of lymphoid tissues within the nasopharynx?
What is located in the oropharynx?
What protects the opening to the respiratory tract from microscopic organisms that may attempt entry by this route?
What is another name for a voice box?
What contains the structures that make vocal sounds possible?
What is a leaf-shaped structure on top of the larynx?
What seals off the air passage to the lungs during swallowing?
What is composed of smooth muscle embedded with C-shaped rings of cartilage that provide rigidity to keep the air passage open?
The trachea divides into two branches called?
The bronchi divides into what two branches?
What are tiny sacs at the end of the bronchioles?
What expands and contracts with inflow and outflow of air?
What is the space between the right and left lungs called?
What lobe contains the heart, aorta, esophagus, and bronchi?
What covers the lobes of the lungs and folds over to line the walls of the thoracic cavity?
What membrane lies closest to the lung?
The membrane that lines the thoracic cavity is called?
The space between the visceral pleura and parietal pleura is called?
What large muscular partition lies between the chest and abdominal cavities?
What assists in changing the volume of the thoracic cavity to produce the needed pressure differential for ventilation?
Drawing air into the lungs is called?
Air leaving the lungs is called?
What is commonly called breathing that is an involuntary action that moves air into and out of the lungs is called?
What is the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the alveoli and the blood in the pulmonary capillaries?
What occurs when blood, aided by the cardiovascular system, transports carbon dioxide to the lungs and oxygen to body cells?
transport of respiratory gases
What is the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between body cells and the blood in systemic capillaries?
Who's main function is to provide oxygen to the entire body and expel carbon dioxide from the body?
What in the respiratory tract protect against pathogens that enter through respiratory passageways?
other immune structures
What provides oxygen and removes carbon dioxide from cardiac tissue?
What provides oxygen needed for digestive functions?
What removes carbon dioxide produced by the organs of digestion?
What two systems share a common anatomic structure?
What helps maintain a stable pH required for proper functioning of the endocrine glands?
What rate increases in response to sexual activity?
What respiration occurs during pregnancy?
What supplies oxygen and removes carbon dioxide to maintain proper functioning of the urinary structures?
What helps maintain pH for gonadal hormone function?
What assists the urinary structures in regulating pH by removing carbon dioxide?
What furnishes oxygen and diposes of carbon dioxide to maintain healthy skin?
What provides for muscle contraction?
What eliminates carbon dioxide produced by muscles?
What provides oxygen for bone development?
What provides oxygen for brain, spinal cord, and sensory organ functions?
What helps maintain a stable pH for neutral function?
pertaining to the nose
surgical repair of the nose
surgical repair of the septum
incision of any sinuses
excision of adenoids
pertaining to the area around the tonsils
instrument for examing the pharynx
inflammation of the epiglottis
paralysis of vocal cords and larynx
surgical repair of the trachea
dilation of one or more bronchi
instrument for examining the bronchus or bronchi
inflammation of the bronchioles
pertaining to the alveoli
surgical puncture of the pleural cavity
excision of all or part of the lung
condition of inflammation of the lungs
specialist in the study and treatment of lungs
abnormal condition of coal dust in the lungs
incomplete expansion of the lung
condition of dust in the lungs
abnormal condition of blueness
excision of a lobe
breathing in a straight or upright position
instrument for measuring oxygen
deficiency of oxygen in the blood
pain in the chest; also called thoracalgia
instrument for examining the chest
disease of the chest
involuntary contraction of the diaphragm
instrument for measuring breathing
excessive carbon dioxide
without the sense of smell
bad impaired voice quality
coughing up or spitting of blood
pus in the chest