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10 Cards in this Set

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pharynx
throat
cilia
tiny structures that move mucus and trapped particles toward the pharynx (throat)to be swallowed and destroyed by stomach acids
trachea
windpipe
alveoli
tiny air sacs within the lungs where gas exchange occurs
phlegm
thick mucus in the throat
pleura
membrane covering the lungs
sinuses
air-filled cavities inside facial bones
asthma
persistent breathing difficulty
thoracic
chest
diaphragm
muscle used in breathing