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What is the throat?
pharynx
What is the trapdoor that protects the lungs from food and liquids?
epiglottis
What is the windpipe called?
trachea
What are the tubes that branch off from the trachea called?
bronchi
What are the branches called that lead from the bronchi?
bronchioles
What are the air sacs called that transfer oxygen and carbon dioxide to the blood?
alveoli
What is the dome-shaped muscle that is the "floor" of the rib cage?
diaphragm
What is the protective cover on the lungs called?
pleura
What is an instrument that a doctor uses to look inside your lungs?
bronchoscope
What is an instrument that a doctor uses to measure the volume of air that moves in and out of your lungs?
spirometer