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The act of breathing, or the exchange of oxygen and carbon from the air into the lungs. The process that supplies the body with a constant supply of oxygen, which is vital for life.
The drawing of food into the larynx. This happens when a person swallows and inhales at the same time.
The process by which the heart pumps blood through the blood vessels to the entire body.
A response to injury or illness that is characterized by swelling, redness, pain, and heat. An inflammation of the bronchi is called bronchitis.
Proteins in the GI tract that convert complex proteins, sugars, and fat molecules into simpler substances that can be used by the body.
Wavelike motions that move food alone the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The muscle layer of the GI tract contracts and expands to create these wavelike motions.
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