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Biology - respiratory system

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cocochnl's version from 2018-03-20 17:51

Section 1

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pharynxthroat, mouth + nose join
nasal cavityair is warmed + filtered
larynxcontains vocal chords prodcuing sound
epiglottisflap of cartilage behind tongue, protects windpipe when eating
tracheawindpipe, connects larynx to bronchi - airflow
thoraxchest area
lungsorgans of gas exchange
ribsmoveable cage to protect lungs
intercostal musclesmove ribs during respiration
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Section 2

Question Answer
bronchustubes leading from trachea to lungs
bronchiolessmaller tubes in lungs-insuring air is supplied to alveoli
alveolitiny air sacs where gas exchange happens
diaphragmmain muscle of respiration
pleural membranesthin layers reducing friction between lungs + chestwall
rings of cartilagesupports trachea + bronchi while being flexible
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