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lymphatic system
filtters blood and removes bactieria/white blood cells(wbcs)
lymph nodes
small node with many wbcs
thymus
small gland in the upper cheast
tonsils
contains wbcs
spleen
contains blood cells and destroys ageing blood cells
respiration
exchange of co2 and oxygen from outside to cells
pharynx
valve that controls movement of air,liquids ect. in and out of the throat
trachea
tube that conects lungs to the back of the mouth, transports air
bronchi
conects trachea to lungs
alvioli
tiny little air sacks where o2 and co2 exchange happens
respiratory system
exchanges oxygen and co2 from the outside to the cells
carbon dioxide
carbon and oxygen
oxygen
element important to life of cells
atheroscierosis
hardening of paste in side artires
pulmonary circulation
movement of blood from lungs to heart and back again