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Ch. 5 Respiratory System Anatomy
Terms in this set (14)
Filters to moisten and warm the entering air. Lined with mucous membranes and fine hairs
a partition of bone and cartilage between the nasal cavities
air filled cavity within the cranial bones that open into the nasal cavities
A common passageway for solid food, liquids and air commonly known as the throat
Lymphoid tissue located behind the nasal cavity
Lymphoid tissue located behind the mouth
Contains the vocal cords
A flap of cartilage that covers the windpipe or trachea while swallowing
passage way for air to the bronchi. Also called the windpipe
bronchus (pleural- bronchi)
one of two branches from the trachea that conducts air into the lungs where it divides and subdivides.
smallest subdivisions of the bronchial tree
aveolus (pleural- aveoli)
air sacs at the end of the bronchioles where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged
two spongelike organs in the thoracic cavity.
Double folded membrane surrounding each lung & lining the thoracic cavity with a small space.
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