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RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
Consist of the Lungs and air passages; Air exchange ofoxygen and carbon dioxide.
TRACHEA
Windpipe; Air tube from Larynxto Bronchi.
LARYNX
Voice box, located between the pharynx and trachea.
Pharynx
The Throat
LUNGS
Organs of respiration located in the thoracic cavity
BRONCHI

Two main branches of the trachea; air Tubes to and from lungs.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


BRONCHIOLES

Small branches of bronchi; carry air in thelung. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


CILIA

Hair like projections within bronchial


Tube.


ALVEOLI
Tiny air sacs in the lungs.
DIAPHRAGM

Abdominal muscle that contracts and relaxes during respiration.


INSPIRATION
Act of taking in oxygenated air.
EXPIRATION
Act of breathing out carbon dioxide