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Respiratory System

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Nose
used for inhaling/exhaling and filters air that enters lungs
Mouth
used for talking and inhaling/exhaling
Tongue
used to talk and open epiglottis
Teeth
used to talk
Pharynx
used to regulate passage of air to lungs
Epiglottis
used to direct air into trachea and to direct food into esophagus. it is a flap
Larynx
used to hold vocal chords and to prevent food from going to lower respiratory tract. served as passageway for air to trachea
Vocal Chords
used for voice production
Trachea
used for carrying air
Bronchus
used as passageway to bronchioles
Bronchioles
used for alveoli to be on and for air to get to alveoli
Alveolus
used to exchange blood with capillaries
Capillaries
used to exchange blood with alveoli
Heart
used to pump blood
Arteries
used as passegeways for O2+/CO2- blood
Veins
used as passageways for O2-/CO2+ blood
Lungs
used to breathe
Diaphragm
muscle that is used to inhale/exhale