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respitory system
it moves oxygen from outside invironment into the body it also removes carbondioxide and exces water in the body
resperation
the process that creates chemical reactions in cells and releses energy
breathing
taking air from outside into your body and getting rid of CO2
pharynx
throat
trachea
windpipe
bronchus/bronchi
pasages that lead from the trachea threus the lungs
lungs
main organ of the respertory system
aveoli
tiny sacs of lungs tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood this is where the gas exchange takes place
diaphram
a dome shaped musical that plays an important part in breathing
tar
the dark sticky substance that forms when tobacco burns
nicotine
another dangerous chemical found in tobacco smoke
bronchitis
an irritaion of the breathing passage in which the small passages become narrower than normal and may be clogged with mucus
emphysema
is a serious disease that desroyslung tissue and causes diffulty in breathing
ureaters
flow of urine threw to narrow tubes
urinary bladder
a sacklike muscular organ that stores urine
urethra
urine flows from body through a small tube
urine
a waterly fluid produced by your kidney
nephrons
tiny structures that remove wastes from blood and produce urine
kidneys
major organs of the excertory system, eliminate, excess water, and some other waste materials
urea
a chemical that comes from the breakdown of proteins