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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

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

Respiratory Bingo!

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Nose, Pharynx, Larynx
Lower Respiratory Tract
Trachea
Larynx
Smooth Muscle
Esophagus
Respiratory System
Dyspnea
Inhalation
Exhalation
Pulmonary Ventilation
Lungs
Bronchi
Pharynx
Apnea
Respiratory Arrest
The Diaphragm
The exchange of gases
Tonsillitis
rapid&deep respirations
Slow&Shallow Respirations
Cheyne-Strokes Respiration
Pleura
Alveoli

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The Respiratory System Crossword

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What is the large muscle seperating the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity that helps with breathing? Diaphragm
What is the windpipe also known as? Trachea
What are the small spaces within the skull that regulate the temperature and humidity of the air taken into the body called? Sinuses
What is the tube that carries air down into the windpipe? Pharynx
What is the flap over the trachea that prevents clogging? Epiglottis
What carry air into the lungs? Bronchi
What is the voicebox known as? Larynx
What are the small air sacs within the lungs associated with gas exchange? Alveoli
When inhaling, what do your lungs do? inflate
What is the thin lining within the lungs that allows them to inflate and deflate without loosing shape? Pleura
What are the tiny hairs that keep mucus and dirt out of your lungs? Cilia
Severe chest pain, shallow breathing and fever are symptoms of? Pleurisy
What would one do in order to clear the upper respiratory tract? Sneeze
What does oxygen bind to on a blood cell? Hemoglobin
When standing, respiration is? Higher
What is the breathing disorder characterized by coughing and wheezing? Asthma
What infection occurs when there is an inflammation of lungs where air sacs fill with pus and liquid? Pneumonia
How many lobes does the right lung have? three

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 Vocab Crossword

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Description

Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx adenoids
air sac in the lungs alveolus
tip or uppermost portion of the lung apex
lower portion of the lung base
smallest branches of the bronchi bronchioles
branch of the trachea that is a passageway into the lung bronchus
expelled gas carbon dioxide
thin hairs attached to the mucous membrane cilia
muscle separating the chest and abdomen diaphram
lid-like piece of cartilage that covers the larynx epiglottis
breathing out expiration
slit-like opening to the larynx glottis
midline region where bronchi, blood vessels, and nerves enter and exit the lungs hilum of the lung
breathing in inspiration
voice box larynx
division of a lung lobe
region between the lungs in the chest cavity mediastinum
openings through the nose nares
inhaled gas oxygen
one of a pair of almond-shaped masses of lymphatic tissue in the oropharynx palantine tonsil
one of the air cavities in the bones near the nose paranasal sinus
outer layer of pleura lying closer to the ribs and chest wall parietal pleura
throat larynx
double-layered membrane surrounding each lung pleura
space between the folds of the pleura pleural cavity
essential part of the lung, responsible for respiration pulmonary parenchyma
process of moving air into and out of the lungs respiration
windpipe trachea
inner layer of pleura lying closer to the lung tissue visceral pleura

The Respiratory System Crossword

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Description

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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Crossword
Description

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

The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems Crossword

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Description

a set of organs that allows a person to breathe and exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide throughout the body. Respiratory
Where the body inhales air Nostrils
Tube that connects the larynx to the bronchi of the lungs. Trachea
Connects to the nostrils, allows air to move from the nose to the larynx (voice box) in the process of breathing. Pharynx
The main passageway into the lungs Bronchi
help oxygen from the air inhaled enter the red cells in the blood. The red blood cells carry the oxygen through the body. Lungs
An organ system that moves substances to and from cells. Helps stabilize body temperature and pH. Consists of a heart, blood vessels, and blood. Circulatory
Muscular organ that pumps blood through the circulatory system by rhythmic contraction and dilation. heart
Carry blood away from the heart arteries
Transport blood toward the heart Veins
Red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins of humans and other vertebrate animals blood

The Respiratory System Crossword

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Description

muscle moves air in and out the lungs Diaphragm
food and air both pass through Pharynx
where vocal cords are Larynx
windpipe Trachea
where the trachea forks into each lung Bronchi
small branching tubes Bronchioles
grape-like cluster of sacs where oxygen is absorbed Alveoli
internal sacs lined with epithelium; transports gases Lungs
lined with a mucous membrane; has little hairs that help filter the air you breathe in, blocking dirt and dust from getting into your lungs Nasal Cavity
the amount of air which enters the lungs during normal inhalation at rest Tidal Volume
the most air you can exhale after taking the deepest breath you can Vital Capacity
a series of organs responsible for taking in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide Respiratory System
tiny hairs that line the bronchial tubes Cilia
a sticky fluid; collects dust, germs and other matter that has invaded the lungs Mucus
a waste product that can be lethal if allowed to accumulate Carbon Dioxide
a gas that your body needs to survive Oxygen
the mouth Oral Cavity
a flap of elastic cartilage that acts as a switch between the trachea and the esophagus Epiglottis
a muscular organ about the size of a closed fist that functions as the body’s circulatory pump Heart
opening through the nose carrying air into the nasal cavities Nares

Respiratory System Crossword

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Description

It is also known as windpipe, it filters the air we inhale and branches into the bronchi. Trachea
The main organ of the respiratory system. Lung
The throat; part of both the respiratory and digestive systems Pharynx
The passages that branch from the trachea and direct air into the lungs Bronchi
also called the voice box. A passageway for air moving from pharynx to trachea Larynx
Breathing begins with a dome-shaped muscle located at the bottom of the lungs. Diaphragm
system responsible for taking in oxygen and releasing carbon dioxide using the lungs Respiratory System
To breathe in, inspiration Inhale
To breathe out, expiration. Exhale
Hair like structures that filter out particles entering into your nasal cavity Cilia
tiny air sacs found at the end of bronchial tubes where the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place Alveoli
covers the trachea when you swallow to prevent food from going into your lungs Epiglottis
the area directly posterior to the nose Nasopharynx
the area directly posterior to the mouth Oropharynx
opening between the vocal cords in the larynx Glottis
The movement of air into and out of the lungs; breathing Ventilation
The amount of air the lungs can hold Lung Capacity
Amount of air that moves in and out of the lungs during a normal breath Tidal Volume
The total volume of air that can be exhaled after maximal inhalation. Vital Capacity
the contribution each gas in a mixture makes to the total pressure Partial Pressure