The long muscle below your lungs. It helps you breathe in and out.
These strings or strips of tissue vibrate as air blows across them. They are tightly pulled across your larynx and give you the ability to make sounds.
The part of the pharynx that is closest to your mouth.
Tiny motorized "whips" waving back and forth on the cells lining the back of your nose and throughout much of the respiratory tract.
Air passes through these structures in your nasal cavity where the air is cleaned, moistened and brought to the correct temperature.
The two tubes that branch out from the trachea to the lungs.
the last part of the pharynx, closest to the larynx
Balloon-like sacs in the lungs that allow the oxygen you need to pass easily from the air you inhale into the blood stream.
A space in your head where much of the dust, pollen, bacteria and other stuff in the air your breathe is filtered out.
the uppermost part of the pharynx. It is connected to the inner ear.
a small pink projection hanging downward from your soft palate.
holes in your skull that aid in the warming, moisturizing and filtering of the air you breathe.
Mucus producing tissues, found in many parts of your body.
Air passes through the three parts of this structure on its way down to the trachea.
The system that enables you to breathe; your nose, trachea, and lungs are a few parts of this system.
The condition that occurs when your bronchi are swollen, usually because of an infection.
Very small, thin-walled tubes that carry air to where the lungs can finally use it.
The part of your body that gives you the ability to speak
another name for the larynx
Bronchioles fan out to create these little spaces where air enters the alveoli.