The Respiratory system, The Respiratory system
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It is also known as windpipe, it filters the air we inhale and branches into the bronchi.
The main organ of the respiratory system.
Tube that connects the mouth to the larynx and esophagus.
Tube that connects the trachea to the lungs.
commonly called the voice box, and a connection between the pharynx and trachea
It is the tiny sac like structure present in the lungs which the gaseous exchange takes place.
Breathing begins with a dome-shaped muscle located at the bottom of the lungs.
It is a leaf-shaped flap of cartilage located behind the tongue, at the top of the larynx, or voice box.
This system has a primary organ which is lungs, the function is to take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide as we breathe.
It has 3 lobes: superior, middle, and inferior and it is the larger of the two lungs.
It has 2 lobes: superior and inferior and it is the smallest of the two lungs.
To breathe in, diaphragm contracts, moves downwards
To breathe out, diaphragm relaxes, moves upwards
Hair like structures that filter out particles entering into your nasal cavity
Pleural membrane. A thin layer of tissue that lines the pleural cavity, the space that surrounds the lungs and lies underneath the chest wall.
Disease caused by the inflammation of air sacs in the lungs
Disease caused by inflammation of mucus membrane that lines the bronchial tubes
Disease caused when lung tissue is destroyed and air sacs are lost. The lungs become unable to deflate during exhaling
Is a hereditary disease caused by excess mucus in the body
A chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the bronchial tubes