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  1. a cancer of the lungs which is caused primarily by the carcinogens in cigarette smoke; it is the leading cancer killer; can also be caused by radon gas and on-the-job carcinogens (things that cause cancer) such as asbestos, uranium, arsenic, and certain petroleum products
  2. The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
  3. an inherited chronic disease in which the mucus lining in the lungs and digestive organs is thicker than normal causing difficulty breathing and digesting food
  4. an infectious disease that usually attacks the lungs and is spread from person to person in the air; symptoms include a persistent cough, run-down feeling, weight loss, fever, and loss of appetite; you may be a carrier but not come down with the disease
  5. an infection most common in infants and children that causes pneumonia; most people recover in 8 to 15 days but will have repeated infections throughout their life; symptoms include fever, runny nose, cough, and wheezing
  6. tube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.

6 True/False questions

  1. Respiratory SystemInsects have little holes along their abdomens to take in oxygen. These holes are called_________.

          

  2. Epiglottisstructure that directs air down the respiratory path and food down the digestive path.

          

  3. Esophagustube-like structure that moves food from the mouth to the stomach.

          

  4. Spiraclestube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.

          

  5. MucusThe nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.

          

  6. Asthmatube-like structure that moves air from the mouth to the lungs.