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nose
Lined with mucous membrane and fine hairs. It acts as a filter to moisten and warm the entering air.
107
nasal septum
Partition separating the right and left nasal cavities.
107
paranasal sinuses
Air cavities within the cranial bone that open into the nasal cavities.
107
pharynx
Serves as a food and air passageway. Air enters from the nasal cavities and passes through the pharynx to the larynx. Food enters the pharynx from the mouth and passes into the esophagus. Also called the throat.
107
adenoids
Lymphoid tissue located behind the nasal cavity.
107
tonsils
Lymphoid tissue located behind the mouth.
107
larnyx
Location of the vocal cords (voice box).
107
epiglottis
Flap of cartilage that automatically covers the opening of and keeps food from entering the larynx during swallowing.
107
trachea
Passageway for air to the bronchi.
107