Respiratory System Crossword

The transfer of gases across a membrane or gradient. Oxygen (O2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) are exchanged across the alveoli surface during respiration
The passive transport of a substance from an area of high concentration to an area of lower concentration.
Microscopic air sacs in the lungs where gas exchange occurs with the circulatory system.
A term given to blood when carrying oxygen through the circulatory system and to muscle tissue.
The body system that consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood that circulates throughout the body. It works to deliver nutrients and other essential materials to cells and removes waste products.
The act of drawing air into the lungs; also referred to as inhalation.
The act of breathing out; also referred to as exhalation.
Known more commonly as the throat and provides a pathway for both food and air.
A structure of the respiratory system where speech sounds are produced.
Connects the larynx with the bronchi and is the main passage for air into lungs via the bronchi.
The smallest branches of the airways in the lungs which connect to the alveoli.
Tiny hair-like structures that filter dust and dirt, preventing from entering the nasal passage.

Respiratory System Crossword Puzzle

Respiratory System Crossword Puzzle

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.
voice box-passageway for air moving from pharynx to trachea; contains vocal cords.
one of the tubules forming the respiratory system.
The passages that branch from the trachea and direct air into the lungs.
the paired organs in the thoracic cavity where gas exchange takes place between air in the alveoli and blood in the pulmonary capillaries.
progressively smaller tubular branches of the airways.
tiny sacs of lung tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood.
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.
protective secretion of the mucus membranes.
passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally.
the metabolic processes certain organisms obtaining energy from organic molecules.
the exchange of gases between the air in the alveoli and the blood in the pulmonary capillaries.
the uppermost cartilage of the larynx; covers the larynx during swallowing
inhalation; the intake of air into the lungs
any of the fine branching blood vessels that form a network between the arterioles and venules.

respiratory and circulatory system crossword

respiratory and circulatory system crossword

A tube used to transport blood vessels throughout the body (4)
One of the hearts chambers that recieves oxygenated blood from the lungs (4-6)
One of the hearts chambers that recieves deoxygenated blood from the body (5-6)
chamber within the heart that pumps deoxygenated blood to the lungs (5-9)
chamber of the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the body (4-9)
Part of the body supplying blood with oxygen (4)
cartilaginous tube that connects the pharynx and larynx to the lungs (7)
the air sacs at the end of the respiratory tree of the lungs (7)
an extremely small blood vessel located within the body tissues (11)
the main artery in the human body, originating from the left ventricle of the heart (5)
also known as the oral cavity (5)
the body's primary organ of smell and also functions as part of the body's respiratory system (4)
a chemical element with symbol O (6)
a passage of airway in the respiratory tract that conducts air into the lungs (7)
the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach (10)

The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems Crossword

The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems Crossword

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

Respiratory System Crossword

Respiratory System Crossword

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

The Respiratory System Crossword

The Respiratory System Crossword

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

Respiratory System Terminology Crossword

Respiratory System Terminology   Crossword

the entire process of gas exchange between the atmosphere and the cells
a hollow space behind the nose
bones that curl out from lateral walls of the nasal cavity on each side, dividing the cavity into passageways
air-filled spaces located within the maxillary, frontal, ethmoid, and sphenoid bones of the skull and open into the nasal cavity
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
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
the opening between the vocal cords
usually stands upright and allows air to enter the larynx; helps protect from food and liquids to enter the air passages
consists of branched airways leading from the trachea to the microscopic air sacs in the lungs
arise from the trachea at the level of the fifth thoracic vertebra
smaller tubes that continue to divide giving rise to others
very thin tubes, lead to the alveolar sacs
leads to smaller microscopic air sacs called alveoli
smaller microscopic air sacs
soft, spongy, cone-shaped organs in the thoracic cavity
a layer of serous membrane
folded back visceral pleura attached to each surface of the lung
the potential space between the visceral and parietal pleurae
the actions providing air movements, inhalation
synthesize a mixture of lipids and proteins
iron containing protein
combination of oxygenated blood with the iron atoms of hemoglobin
a deficiency of O2 reaching the tissues
carbon dioxide bonds with hemoglobin

Respiratory System Crossword

Respiratory System Crossword

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

The Respiratory System Crossword

The Respiratory System Crossword

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

respiratory system vocabulary Crossword

respiratory system vocabulary  Crossword

bulk movement of air in and out of the lung (gas exchange)
Gas exchange in the lungs between the air in the external atmosphere and the blood
the gas exchange process, in which oxygen is added to the blood and carbon dioxide is removed
The oxygenated blood is transported internally via the cardiovascular system to the cells and tissues, then oxygen moves into the cells when carbon dioxide is removed
air sacs deep within our lungs
A series of branching tubes that transport atmospheric gas into our lungs
a network of small blood vessels
represents he connection between the respiratory and the cardiovascular system, and this is where the vital process of gas exchange takes place
semi-rigid structure made of cartilage and bone
space behind the nose, and consist of 3 main regions: vestibular, olfactory, respiratory
hairs covered with sebum which is a greasy substance secreted by the sebaceous gland of the nose
located in the neck, triangular chamber below the larynopharynx that houses the important structures needed for speech

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