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The throat helps informing speech
Sinus located deep in the face behind the nose that does not develop until adolescence Sphenoid
Small moveable bones in the middle ear ossicles
Opening into the nasal passsage passsade Nostrils
Connects the middle ear to the throat/nasopharynx Eustachiantube
Snail-shaped portion of the boney labyrinth Cochlea
The organ of smell and breathing nose
Flap tissue that prevents food and irritants from entering the lungs Epiglottis
Sinus located in the area of the forehead that does not develop until 7 yearsof age Frontal
Seperates the middle ear from the external ear Eardrum
The membrane protected by the external ear Tympanic
The medical name for the nose is the external meatus
Medical term external ear pinna
The ear is divided functionally and anatomically into three
Commonly know as the voice box Larynx
Sinus located around the area of the cheeks maxillary
Medical term for earwax cerumen
The throat consists of the larynx and pharynx
Four-paired air-filled cavities near the nasal passages sinuses
Lined with mucous membranes and cilla Nasal passages
Receptors for balance are found in this portion of the inner ear vestibule
Protect aganist infection in early childhood Tonsils
The pharynx connects the nose and mouth to the larynx and esophgaus
One of ossicles Malleus
Sound waves are converted into impulses in the inner ear electrical
The region of the ear that functions in the vestibular system inner
Divides the nasal passages into right and left sides Septum
The cochlea contains the nerves for Hearing
The organ of balance/equilibruim and detection of sound Ear
Tonsils and adenoids are made up of this type of tissue Lymph

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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

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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

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Parts of the Ear Crossword

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The part of the ear that can be seen with the naked eye Pinna
The 'hearing organ' cochlea
The ossicle closest to the pinna Malleus
The middle ossicle incus
The ossicle closest to the cochlea stapes
The largest portion of the eardrum parstensa
The tube connecting the middle ear space and nasopharynx eustachian
The window connecting the stapes to the cochlea oval
The membrane between the scala media and scala tympani Basiliar
The membrane between the scala media and scala vestibuli Reissners
The area of the cochlea responsible for lower frequency sound transmission apex
The involuntary reflex in the middle ear which occurs with loud sounds stapedial
Another name for earwax cerumen
The 3 canals that make up the vestibular system semicircular
The fluid that is in the scala media endolymph
The fluid in scala vestibuli and scala tympani perilymph
The bone of the skull in which the auditory system is located temporal
The gelatinous flap that covers the hair cells tectorial
The portion of the ear that produces cerumen earcanal
The membrane that is commonly referred to as the eardrum tympanic
Bass tones are _________ frequency low
Treble tones are __________ frequency high
The outer ridge of the pinna helix
The eustachian tube is more horizontal in __________ children

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Respiratory System Vocab Crossword

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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

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Respiratory System Word Search

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Epiglottis
Oral Cavity
Lower lobe
Upper Lobe
Throat
Diaphragm
Alveoli
Bronchioles
Larynx
Pharynx
Bronchi
Trachea
Nasal Cavity
Respiratory System
lungs

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Respiratory System Word Search

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alveoli
asthma
bronchi
bronchioles
bronchitis
cellular respiration
cilia
COPD
emphysema
epiglottis
epistaxis
expiration
external respiration
influenza
inspiration
internal respiration
laryngopharynx
larynx
lungs
nasal cavity
nasal septum
nasopharynx
nose
oropharynx
pharynx
pleura
respiration
sinuses
trachea
ventilation

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The Ear Crossword

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The formal name for the bones of the middle ear. ossicles
Part of the outer ear made of cartilage and skin, constructed to gather sound and direct it toward the ear canal. pinna
Tube that connects the throat to the middle ear. Controls air pressure in the middle ear. eustachian
Passage between the pinna and the eardrum. auditorycanal
Spiral in shape; fluid filled chamber of the inner ear connected to the auditory nerve. cochlea
Line the cochlea; varying lengths to response to different pitches of sound. sensoryhaircells
Point on cochlea where stapes pushes in response to sound vibrations. ovalwindow
Ossicle in contact with tympanic membrane. malleus
Connects the cochlea to the semicircular canals; functions in balance and sense of position in space. vestibule
Nerve that carries auditory information from the cochlea to the brain. AKA cochlear nerve. auditory
Membrane that vibrates in response to sound; found at end of auditory canal. tympanic

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hearing Crossword

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Sound is a pressure _________________ disturbance
Receptors in the ear are called mechanoreceptors
how many structures does the external ear have two
what is the external ear involved in hearing
the external auditory canal is located in the __________ bone temporal
The auditory canal is the opening to the __________ membrane tympanic
this tube connects the middle ear with the throat auditory
The ossicle also known as hammer mallus
The name for the ossicle also called stirrip stapes
the inner ear is also called the ______________ labyrinth
The inner ear is filled with perilymph
number of parts in the inner ear three
sound is produced by a ______________ object vibrating
this is where waves enter external ear
the cochlea extends from the __________________ vestibule
the scala media contains endolymph
to roof of the cochlear duct is composed of ___________ membrane vestibular
the floor of the cochlear duct is composed of the _____________ membrane basilar
the organ of corti is located in the ____________ cochlea
the organ of corgi is a gel-like ______________ membrane tectorial

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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

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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

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