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5 Matching questions

  1. gill arch
  2. ventilation
  3. respiration
  4. spiracles
  5. haemoglobin
  1. a a protein containing iron, found in red blood cells, which carries oxygen
  2. b in fish, the skeletal-supporting structure of a gill
  3. c the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
  4. d the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic moelcules
  5. e breathing tubes of insects located on abdomen

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. allowing (especially liquids) to pass or diffuse through
  2. breathing, transport of gases, and exchange of gases with tissue cells; Provides O2 for cellular respiration and removes its waste product, CO2
  3. In insects, narrow tubes branching from trachea and making direct contact with cells to facilitate gas exchange.
  4. process by which molecules tend to move from an area where they are more concentrated to an area where they are less concentrated
  5. membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi

5 True/False questions

  1. counter-currentflow of water in the gill chamber of fish allows for respiration, water passes one way and blood flows the other


  2. gill lamellaewhere gas exchange occurs, with countercurrent flow between blood and water


  3. alveolitiny sacs of lung tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood


  4. gilleither of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates


  5. bronchitwo short branches located at the lower end of the trachea that carry air into the lungs.