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Air Sacs
Helps supply oxygen and regulate body temperature.
Alveoli
Exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide
Asthma
Particles that cause the muscular walls to contract. People have difficulty breathing and need to take an inhaler.
Bronchi
Lower end of the trachea that divides into two smaller tubes.
Bronchioles
Small tubes of the respiratory system.
Bronchitis
Inflammation of the bronchioles.
Excretion
Process by which waste products are removed from the body.
Kidneys
Excretory organ that removes waste products from the blood.
Larynx
Organ located on top of the trachea that contains the vocal cords.
Nasal cavity
Hollow opening between the nose and throat.
Nephrons
The filtering structures of the kidneys.
Pneumonia
An inflammation of the lungs that usually is caused by bacteria.
Pore
Tiny openings at the surface of the skin.
Respiration
Process by which organisms obtain energy from food.
Trachea
Windpipe
Urea
Nitrogen waste filtered out of the blood
Ureter
Carries urine to the outside of the body.
Ureter
Tube that carries urine from the kidneys to the urinary bladder.
Urethra
Tube that carries urine to the outside of the body.
Urinary bladder
A muscular sac that stores urine until the urine is removed from the body.
Urine
Liquid waste made up of water, salt, and erea.