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The __________ is the covering of the lung.
pleura
When you force air out of your lungs you are __________.
exhaling
The larynx is our _______ ____
which allows us to speak.
voice box
When the diapragm is_________ it flattens and increases the size of your chest cavity.
contracted
The ________ protects the upper end of the trachea.
epiglottis
When you take air into your lungs you are___________.
inhaling
Choking is caused when food moves past the ____________.
epiglottis
By moving your _________ and ______________ you force air in and out of your lungs.
ribs & diapragm
Pneumonia is an infection of the __________. Name 2 symptoms.
lungs : chills,fever,pain in chest when breathing or coughing
Respiration is the process through which _______ recieve oxygen.
cells
The ________ is the enlarged upper end of the trachea.
larynx
The ribs protect your _______.
lungs
The _________ __________ is a way to help a choking victim.
Heimlich Manuveur
The diaphragm is a sheet of ____________ stretched across the bottom of the chest cavity.
muscle
The trachea divides to form the __________ ___________.
bronchial tubes
When the diapragm is ________ it is dome shaped.
relaxed
The bronchial tubes go into the ____________.
lungs
The trachea is a tube that leads to the _______ ________.
chest cavity
The Respiratory System is a group of ___________ which cause respiration.
organs
The exchange of CO2 and oxygen occurs between air in the ___________ and ________ in the capillaries around the alveoli.
lungs and blood
_________ are spongy air filled sacs lined with membranes.
alveoli
Through the membranes of the alveoli, __________ ________
is exchanged for oxygen.
carbon dioxide
Air passes from the nose to the _____________.
trachea