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  1. a chronic disease involving damage to the air sacs in the lungs and the body does not get the oxygen it needs; the most common cause is cigarette smoking
  2. muscle responsible for breathing.
  3. 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
  4. an infection or inflammation of the lungs where the air sacs fill with pus making it difficult to get oxygen to the blood; there are over 30 different causes including bacterial/viral infections, fungus, and chemicals
  5. The gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere
  6. The nose produces a continuous supply of ____________ to put moisture in the air and catch dust and bacteria.

6 True/False questions

  1. NicotineThe gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere


  2. Cystic Fibrosisan inherited chronic disease in which the mucus lining in the lungs and digestive organs is thicker than normal causing difficulty breathing and digesting food


  3. Lung cancerThe gas that is most abundant in the earth's atmosphere


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


  6. Asthmaa disease affecting the lungs; most commonly found in children; causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and early morning coughing; no know cause or cure