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The Respiratory System

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1 The Respiratory System
group of organs that take in oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide

2 Respiration The process by which a body Gets and uses oxygen
Releases carbon dioxide and water Two parts of the process Breathing: inhaling and exhaling Cellular respiration: chemical reactions that release energy from food

3 Respiratory System Organs Involved: Nose Pharynx Larynx Trachea
Bronchus Lungs Diaphragm

4 Pharynx Passage from the mouth to the larynx and esophagus

5 Larynx Area of the throat that contains the vocal cords and produces vocal sounds

6 Trachea Tube that connects the larynx to the lungs

7 Bronchi Two tubes that connect the lungs with the trachea
*bronchus = 1 tube

8 Alveoli Tiny air sacs of the lungs where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged

9 Diaphragm Dome shaped muscle beneath the lungs

10 Cellular Respiration Oxygen is used by cells to release energy stored in molecules of glucose

11 Respiratory Disorders
Diseases of the lungs: Asthma Emphysema Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

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