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Movement of rib cage Costal breathing
Exchange of O2 and Co2 from lungs to blood External Respiration
Exchange of O2 and CO2 from blood to cells/tissues Internal Respiration
Utilization of O2 to release energy Cellular Respiration
Contains C-shaped rings of hyaline cartilage Windpipe
Increased surface area in the nasal cavity Nasal Concha
H2CO3 Bicarbonate ions
Warms, moistens and filters inhaled air Nasal Cavity
In addition to CO2, this is also exhaled water
Required for chemical release of energy O2
Lateral edges of the nose Ala
Failure to inhale RIP

Respiratory System Crossword Puzzle

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the cavity behind the nose and above the roof of the mouth that filters air and moves mucus and inhaled contaminants outward and away from the lungs. Nasal Cavity
voice box-passageway for air moving from pharynx to trachea; contains vocal cords. Larynx
one of the tubules forming the respiratory system. Trachea
The passages that branch from the trachea and direct air into the lungs. Bronchi
the paired organs in the thoracic cavity where gas exchange takes place between air in the alveoli and blood in the pulmonary capillaries. Lungs
progressively smaller tubular branches of the airways. Bronchioles
tiny sacs of lung tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood. Alveoli
short structures projecting from a cell and containing bundles of microtubules that move a cell through its surroundings or move fluid over the cell's surface. Cilia
protective secretion of the mucus membranes. Mucus
passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally. Breathing
the metabolic processes certain organisms obtaining energy from organic molecules. Respiration
the exchange of gases between the air in the alveoli and the blood in the pulmonary capillaries. external respiration
the uppermost cartilage of the larynx; covers the larynx during swallowing epiglottis
inhalation; the intake of air into the lungs inspiration
any of the fine branching blood vessels that form a network between the arterioles and venules. Capillaires

Gas Exchange Crossword

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dome shaped muscle that that separating thorax from abdomen diaphragm
body cavity that connects nasal and oral cavities pharynx
chemical formula of carbon atom bonded to two oxygen atoms co2
chemical formula for oxygen o2
muscle groups situated between ribs that create and move chest intercostal
muscles in front of the abdomen that assists in regular breathing abdominal
exchange of air between the lungs and atmosphere ventilation
the act or process of releasing air from the lungs through the nose or mouth expiration
the drawing in of breath; inhalation inspiration
any minute branches into which a bronchus divides bronchiole
Cell responsible for production and secretion of surfactant Pneumocyte
Large membraneous tube reinforced by rings of cartilage Trachea
Network of microscopic blood vessels that connect arterioles with venules Capillary bed

Respiratory System Terminology Crossword

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the entire process of gas exchange between the atmosphere and the cells respiration
a hollow space behind the nose nasal cavity
bones that curl out from lateral walls of the nasal cavity on each side, dividing the cavity into passageways nasal conchae
air-filled spaces located within the maxillary, frontal, ethmoid, and sphenoid bones of the skull and open into the nasal cavity paranasal sinuses
or throat, is behind the oral cavity, the nasal cavity and the lyrynx; the passage way for food traveling from the oral cavity to the esophagus and for the air passing between the nasal cavity and the larynx pharynx
the enlargement in the airway at the top of the trachea and below the pharynx; it conducts air in and out id the trachea and prevents foreign objects from entering the trachea larynx
the opening between the vocal cords glottis
usually stands upright and allows air to enter the larynx; helps protect from food and liquids to enter the air passages epiglottis
windpipe trachea
consists of branched airways leading from the trachea to the microscopic air sacs in the lungs bronchial tree
arise from the trachea at the level of the fifth thoracic vertebra primary bronchi
smaller tubes that continue to divide giving rise to others bronchioles
very thin tubes, lead to the alveolar sacs alveolar ducts
leads to smaller microscopic air sacs called alveoli alveolar sacs
smaller microscopic air sacs alveoli
soft, spongy, cone-shaped organs in the thoracic cavity lungs
a layer of serous membrane visceral pleura
folded back visceral pleura attached to each surface of the lung parietal pleura
the potential space between the visceral and parietal pleurae pleura cavity
the actions providing air movements, inhalation inspiration
exhalation expiration
synthesize a mixture of lipids and proteins surfactant
iron containing protein hemoglobin
combination of oxygenated blood with the iron atoms of hemoglobin oxyhemoglobin
a deficiency of O2 reaching the tissues hypoxia
carbon dioxide bonds with hemoglobin carbaminohemoglobin

The Respiratory System Crossword

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Covers larynx during swallowing epiglottis
organ of gas exchange lung
Cover the lungs and line the chest cavity pleuralmembranes
Common passageway for air, food, and drink (throat) pharynx
Muscles that surround the lungs and cause inhalation and exhalation musclesofrespiration
Passageway for air and food mouth
Branching airways bronchi
Encloses thoracic cavity and protects heart and lungs ribcage
Moves ribs during respiration intercostalmuscle
Air sacs for gas exchange alveoli
Production of sound (voice box) larynx
Filters, warms, and moistens air naval cavity
Main airway (windpipe) trachea
Skeletal muscles of respiration diaphragm
Lead to alveolar sacs Bronchioles
Passageway for air nose

The Respiratory System Crossword

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Set of organs in the rib cage with branching passages where air is inhaled and exhaled Lungs
Where air is drawn, moistened and filtered Nose
When this organ moves down, air is drawn into the lungs Diaphragm
A flap of cartilage behind the root of the tongue, which is depressed during swallowing to cover the opening of the windpipe Epiglottis
Located at the back of the nose and mouth Pharynx
Also known as the voice box Larynx
Reinforced by rings of cartilage, extending from the larynx to the bronchial tubes and taking air to and from the lungs Trachea
Where oxygen and carbon dioxide is diffused into the blood stream Alveoli
The major air passages of the lungs which diverge from the windpipe Bronchi
The smaller branches that divide off of the Bronchi Bronchiole

Respiratory System Crossword

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a large membranous tube reinforced by rings of cartilage, extending from the larynx to the bronchial tubes and conveying air to and from the lungs; the windpipe Trachea
Also known as expiration, the movement of air out of the lungs. exhalation
inhaled through the nose and/or mouth oxygen
exhaled through nose/mouth carbon dioxide
muscle moves air in and out of lungs diaphragm
food and air both pass through this pharynx
where the vocal chords are larynx
where trachea forks into each lung bronchi
small branching tubes bronchioles
grape-like cluster of sacs where oxygen is absorbed alveoli
internal sacs linked with epithelium; transports gases lungs
secretions that keep the respiratory tract moist sufactants
the serous membranes associated with the lungs pleurae
air that occupies the space between the mouth and alveoli but that does not actually reach the area of gas exchange deadspace
Air-filled chambers in the bones of the skull that open into the nasal cavity. paranasal sinuses
the bodily process of inhalation & exhalation ventilation
a flap of cartilage at the root of the tongue, which is depressed during swallowing to cover the opening of the windpipe eppiglottis
lat, spongy plates that project toward the nasal septum from the sides of the nasal cavity nasal conchae
Either of the two external openings of the nose. nostrils
Iron-containing protein pigment in red blood cells that can combine with oxygen and carbon dioxide hemoglobin

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM Crossword

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Device used to measure the amount of air exchanged in breathing Spirometer
Expiratory reserve volume (abbreviation) ERV
Sphenoidal (two words) ParanasalSinus
Terminal air sacs Alveoli
Shelflike structures that protrude into the nasal cavity Conchae
Inflammation of pleura Pleurisy
Respirations stop Apnea
Surgical procedure to remove tonsils Tonsillectomy
Doctor who developed life-saving technique Heimlich
Windpipe Trachea
Trachea branches into right and left structures Bronchi
Voice box Larynx

Respiratory System Crossword

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Site of gas exchange Alveoli
Tiny hair-like cells that sweep out foreign material in lungs. Cilia
Genetic disorder in which lungs are clogged with abnormally thick mucus. Cystic fibrosis
Thin sheet of muscle that play an important role in breathing. Diaphragm
A thin, moist, and slippery membrane that covers the outer surface of the lungs and lines the inner surface of the rib cage Pleura
Another word for inhalation. Inspiration
The volume of air that is inspired or expired in a single breath during regular breathing. Tidal Volume
The amount of pressure a gas exerts Partial pressure
A device that measures lung capabilities Respirometer
A process in which particles move from an area of higher concentration to an area of low concentration. Diffusion
Special receptors that detect changes of pH in blood. Chemoreceptors
Lung disease in which bronchioles swell and produce mucus. Bronchitis
Branches of windpipe that lead into the lungs Bronchi
Scientific name for the voice box Larynx
Condition in which the body cells do not have enough oxygen Hypoxia
Another term for exhalation Expiration
Infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. Pneumonia
This is where air first enters the body. Nasal cavity
Leads to the alveoli Bronchioles
Waste product of the respiratory system Carbondioxide

Respiratory System Word Search

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BRONCHI
BRONCHIOLES
CARBON DIOXIDE
DIAPHRAGM
EPIGLOTTIS
EXHALE
INHALE
LARYNX
LUNGS
MOUTH
MUSCLES OF RESPIRATION
NASAL
NOSE
OXYGEN
PHARYNX
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
THROAT
TRACHEA
VOICE BOX
WINDPIPE

Respiration and gas exchange crossword .

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Something you might do that would cause the cells to start respiring anaerobically Excercise
A product of aerobic respiration water
A product of Human anaerobic respiration Latic acid
Gasses pass from the blood stream by Diffusion
Where in the cell that respiration occurs mitochondria
Type of respiration that is less efficient than aerobic respiration Anaerobic
The reacting gas during a respiration reaction oxygen
product of anaerobic respiration in yeast glucose
Breathe in Inhale
Small air sacs in the lungs where gas exchange takes place alveoli
A machine use to measure the lung volume of a person Spirometer
Respiration is a chemical reaction that _____ energy. releases
Another name for anaerobic respiration that occurs in micro organisms Fermentation
The muscle under the rib cage that helps to move air in and out of the lungs diaphragm
Type of respiration that uses a gas Aerobic
The gas produced during respiration Carbon dioxide
breathe out exhale
Lactic acid can build up here and become painful muscles
Large sponge like organs that are protected by the rib cage Lungs
Sugar involved in respiration Glucose