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Respiratory System- Period 3 Science
Terms in this set (17)
What the body takes in, or breathes in.
The tube that connects the throat and the bronchi.
The tiny hairs that clean the air.
The part of the respiratory system that is the voice box.
Disease that produces excess mucus in the body. Is a hereditary disease.
Causes wheezing, coughing, and difficulty breathing.
A disease that can be prevented by not smoking. Is caused by when the lungs become unable to fully deflate during exhaling.
Is caused by inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the bronchial tubes.
Lungs, nose, trachea, bronchi, larynx
Key organs that help the respiratory system function.
The large band of muscle that controls the chest cavity.
The many little branches of the respiratory system
Grape-like clusters of air sacs located in the lungs.
Inflammation of the air sacs in the lungs.
The two light-weight organs that mainly control the respiratory system.
Exits the body when a person exhales.
Are two tubes, have a left side and a right side.
What is the main function of the respiratory system?
To supply our bodies with oxygen and get rid of the carbon dioxide.
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