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The Respiratory System Crossword

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breathing out; exhalation Expiration
breathing in; inhalation Inspiration
substance that is expelled from the lungs sputum
brings oxygen into the lungs and eliminates carbon dioxide Respiratory System
breathe in air in the enviroment mouth and nose
windpipe trachea
large branches that provide passage of oxygen into the lungs bronchi
moves oxygen into the blood and removes carbon dioxide lungs
infection of the lungs that is caused by bacteria, viruses and etc. pnuemonia
respiratory disease in which the mucous membrane in the bronchial passages of the lungs becomes inflamed bronchitis
common chronic respiratory disorder in which irritants and allergens can cause inflammation of the airways Asthma
uncontrolled growth of abnormal cancerous cells that are usually in the cells that line the air passages lung cancer
a contagious, airborne disease that is caused by a type of bacteria Tuberculosis

Respiratory Therapy Crossword

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The first successful what kind of lung transplant was performed in 1986 double
A complete lack of oxygen anoxia
We expel mucus when we sneeze, cough, spit or swallow
newest disease condition of the respiratory system enterovirus
sudden infection of the airways, usually by a virus bronchitis
Difficulty blowing air out is its hallmark emphysema
allergies, infections, or pollution can trigger its symptoms asthma
An infection of the alveoli, usually by bacteria pneumonia
the average adult has about 600 million of these alveoli
the primary function of the lungs respiration
an active motion that causes the diaphragm to contract inhalation
a thin layer of tissue, that line the lungs to allow the lungs to expand and contract with ease pleura
connects the upper part of the throat with the nasal cavity nasopharynx
illness caused by a virus that can have a detrimental affect on one’s respiratory system influenza
When one’s vocal chords (larynx) become inflamed laryngitis
muscle of respiration which is situated beneath the lungs diaphragm
hollow spaces in the bones of your head above and below your eyes that are connected to your nose by small openings sinuses
blood vessels in the walls of the alveoli capillaries
what the right and left lungs are divided into lobes
smallest branches of bronchiole tubes bronchioles

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 Viruses, Parasites, and Fungi Crossword

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Most common infectious disease in humans, prevented by proper hand hygene Common Cold Virus
Common cause of facial pain and congestion, may be bacterial or viral Sinusitis
Mild cold like symptoms common in young children and older adults. Abbreviated with three letters. Spread by respiratory droplets. Respiratory Syncytial Disease
Fungal spore. Coughing blood. Usually only affects immunocompromised or those with lung disease. Worldwide. Aspergillosis
Parasite carried by snails. Affects anyone in contact with contaminated water. Enters body via skin. Schistosomiasis
Fungal spore. Mostly asymptomatic. Pregnant women at risk. Common in southwest U.S. Coccidioidomycosis
Caused by strain of coronavirus. Most common in people in Asia. Can be fatal, no known treatment. Global threat in 2003. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Parainfluenza virus. Braking seal cough. Common in infants and children. Symptoms often lessen when child taken outside into cold air. Croup
Commonly called "flu." Types A, B, and C. 3-5 day illness. Rest and fluids, sometimes Tamiflu. Influenza
Common symptoms: pain with breathing/coughing, productive cough, quick breathing, blood in sputum. May lead to respiratory failure in the sick, young, or elderly. Relatively common infection of the lungs. Pneumonia
Chronic thick, sticky mucus in lungs and digestive system. Leads skin to have a "salty taste" and makes for poor growth and development. Chronic chest infections occur in these individuals. No known cure. Lifelong disease, many people ultimately need lung transplants. Cystic Fibrosis

Patient Assessment Crossword

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Oxygen deficiency hypoxia
Diatomic gas measuring 21% at room air. Oxygen
Abnormal presence of air in the plueral cavity. Pneumothorax
Monitoring of the concentration or partial pressure of carbon dioxide Capnography
An increased acidity in the blood and other body tissue Acidosis
High-pitched breath sound resulting from turbulent air flow in the larynx Stridor
Caused by hyperventilation Alkalosis
Iron-containing oxygen-transport metalloprotein in the red blood cells Hemoglobin
Inflammatory condition of the lung Pneumonia
aka "sibilant rhonchi" Wheeze
Deformity of the finger or toe nails associated with a number of heart and lung disease. Clubbing
Shortness of breath Dyspnea
Clicking, rattling, or crackling noises that may be made by one or both lungs Rales
Coarse rattling respiratory sounds, usually caused by secretions Rhonchi
A sudden and often repetitively occurring reflex which helps to clear the large breathing passages Cough
The smallest of a body's blood vessels that make up the microcirculation. Capillaries
An audible sound present in some patients with pleurisy Rub
Inflammation of the bronchi in the lungs Bronchitis
Long term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. Asthma
Aids in the protection of the lungs by trapping foreign particles that enter it Mucus
Coughing up blood or blood-stained mucus Hemoptysis
The appearance of a blue or purple coloration of the skin Cyanosis

Disorders and Diseases of the Respiratory System Crossword

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What does bronchitis typically cause? coughing
Where in the body does emphysema effect? lungs
What does a person produce when they have cystic fibrosis? thick sticky mucus
What happens when you have an asthma attack? airways contract
What disease has no treatment that has proved effective in stopping the progression of it? pulmonary fibrosis
What disease is highly dependent on whether you smoke or not? lung cancer
When does SIDS usually occur? during sleep
What is the first symptom of diphtheria? sore throat
What disease typically gets better on it's own? common cold
What kind of influenza is only found in humans? Type B
What is pneumonia cause by? germs
How can TB spread? coughs, sneezes, talks
How contagious is the whooping cough? highly
Where in your body does laryngitis affect? larynx
What is histoplasmosis and coccidioidomycosis? rare systemic fungal infections
What causes a punctured lung? violent injury

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

Respiratory Syastem Crossword

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A large tube that helps bring air to the lungs. Also known as the windpipe. Trachea
A hollow organ that forms an air passage to the lungs. It is in the upper part of the trachea where the vocal cords are located. Larynx
Two organs (there is a left and a right) that expand when filled with air and become smaller when releasing carbon dioxide. Lungs
An organ behind the mouth. This organ connects the mouth and nasal passage to the esophagus. Pharynx
Main passage way into the lungs. They are like "branches" that lead to the bronchioles. Bronchi
Tiny "sacs" in the lungs. They allow oxygen and carbon dioxide to move between the lungs. Alveoli
A part of the face that takes in oxygen and the passage way for air respiration. Nose
An opening in the face that allows us to take in objects like food. This is also used to breath out carbon dioxide. Mouth
A dome-shaped "rim" just below the lungs. Diaphragm
Curved bones that ate located over/helps protect the lungs and other organs. Ribs
A respiratory condition that causes trouble in breathing. Can cause wheezing and difficulty in breathing. Asthma
A large space filled with air. It is located behind the nose. Nasal Cavity
A system that takes in oxygen and gets rid of carbon dioxide. Respiratory System
A disease that affects the tissues in mostly the lungs, but can also hurt other parts of the body. Tuberculosis
Inflammation in the lungs with congestion. Pneumonia
When air is inhaled and exhaled. Breath
A gas that is formed in respiration. It also helps plants. Carbon Dioxide
A gas that we use our respiratory system to breath in. Oxygen
A contagious virus in the respiratory system. It causes a fever, severe aching, and sometimes death. Influenza
An uncontrolled growth of cells in one or more lungs. Lung Cancer

Respiratory system Crossword

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Upper respiratory tract Throat and nose
Lower respiratory tract, main organs of the respiratory system Lungs
Within the lungs are air passages Bronchial tree
At the ends of the bronchial tree are millions of tiny air sacs Alveoli
Air is carried into alveoli Inspiration
Carbon dioxide is carried up the airways and out of the body Expiration
Group of muscles used for exhaling Intercostal muscles
Most common illness that affects the respiratory system Common cold
An infection of the lungs that causes difficulty breathing Pneumonia
Swelling or inflammation of the bronchi Bronchitis
A fairly common condition that can make breathing difficult Asthma
Air sacs in the lungs that become enlarged and lose their elasticity Emphysema
When the cancer cells grow out of control and destroy the air sacs in the lungs Lung cancer
The cavity that connects the nose and mouth to the esophagus Pharynx
A tube that moves air to and from the lungs Trachea