Respiratory System

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Nose

used for inhaling/exhaling and filters air that enters lungs

Mouth

used for talking and inhaling/exhaling

Tongue

used to talk and open epiglottis

Teeth

used to talk

Pharynx

used to regulate passage of air to lungs

Epiglottis

used to direct air into trachea and to direct food into esophagus. it is a flap

Larynx

used to hold vocal chords and to prevent food from going to lower respiratory tract. served as passageway for air to trachea

Vocal Chords

used for voice production

Trachea

used for carrying air

Bronchus

used as passageway to bronchioles

Bronchioles

used for alveoli to be on and for air to get to alveoli

Alveolus

used to exchange blood with capillaries

Capillaries

used to exchange blood with alveoli

Heart

used to pump blood

Arteries

used as passegeways for O2+/CO2- blood

Veins

used as passageways for O2-/CO2+ blood

Lungs

used to breathe

Diaphragm

muscle that is used to inhale/exhale

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