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Chapter 7 Flashcards

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Nose
nas/o
exchanges air during inhaling and exhaling; warms, moisturizes, and filters inhaled air
Sinuses
sinus/o
Produce mucus for the nasal cavities, make bones of the skull lighter, aid in sound production.
Pharynx
pharyng/o
Transports air back and forth between the nose and the trachea.
Larynx
laryng/o
Makes speech possible.
Epiglottis
epiglott/o
Closes of the trachea during swallowing
Trachea
trache/o
Transports air back and forth between the pharynx and the bronchi
Bronchi
bronch/o, bronchi/o
Transports air from the trachea into the lungs.
Alveoli
alveol/o
Air sacs that exchange gases with the pulmonary capillary blood.
Lungs
pneum/o, pneumon/o, pulmon/o
Bring oxygen into the body and remove carbon dioxide and water waste from the body.