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RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
IS THE BODY SYSTEM THAT FUNCTIONS TO GET OXYGEN FROM THE ENVIRONMENT AND REMOVE CARBON DIOXIDE AND OTHER WASTE PRODUCTS FROM YOUR BODY.
CELLULAR RESPIRATION
DURING CELLULAR RESPIRATION, YOUR CELLS USE OXYGEN AND GLUCOSE TO MAKE ENERGY. CARBON DIOXIDE IS A WASTE PRODUCT OF THIS PROCESS.
CILIA
TINY HAIRS IN YOUR NOSE THAT FILTER DIRT AND OTHER PARTICLES FROM THE AIR.
MUCOUS
STICKY LIQUID IN YOUR NOSE THAT ALSO TRAPS DIRT AND PARTICLES ENTERING YOUR NOSE.
TRACHEA
THE WINDPIPE. THE TRACHEA HAS CARTILAGE RINGS TO KEEP YOUR AIRWAY OPEN AT ALL TIMES.
EPIGLOTTIS
FLAP OF SKIN THAT KEEPS FOOD AND LIQUIDS FROM ENTERING YOUR LUNGS.
LUNGS
TWO LARGE ORGANS THAT ARE LOCATED ON EITHER SIDE OF YOUR HEART. THEY CONTAIN BRONCHIOLE THAT BRANCH INTO SMALL ALVEOLI.
ALVEOLI
TINY AIR SACS IN THE LUNGS WHERE OXYGEN PASSES TO THE BLOOD AND CARBON DIOXIDE PASS FROM THE BLOOD TO THE LUNGS.
DIAPHRAGM
A LARGE MUSCLE BENEATH THE LUNGS WHICH PULLS DOWNWARD WHEN YOU INHALE AND RELAXES WHEN YOU EXHALE.
LARYNX
ALSO CALLED THE VOICE BOX. iT IS LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE TRACHEA. IT CONTAINS THE VOCAL CORDS. THE VOCAL CORDS VIBRATE TO PRODUCE SOUND.