exchanges air during inhaling and exhaling; warms, moisturizes, and filters inhaled air
Produce mucus for the nasal cavities, make bones of the skull lighter, aid in sound production.
Transports air back and forth between the nose and the trachea.
Makes speech possible.
Closes of the trachea during swallowing
Transports air back and forth between the pharynx and the bronchi
Transports air from the trachea into the lungs.
Air sacs that exchange gases with the pulmonary capillary blood.
pneum/o, pneumon/o, pulmon/o
Bring oxygen into the body and remove carbon dioxide and water waste from the body.