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Microscopic hair like projections that help to sweep away fluids and practicles Cilia
The movement of gas molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration Diffusion
A device that is used to measure the lung volume of air inspired and expired by lungs Spirometer
Volume of air breathed in or out per breath Tidal volume
Refers to the bones that meet and move at a joint Articulating
Plane that divides the body into right and left halves Sagittal
Axis that runs from top to bottom Longitudinal
Increasing an angle at a joint Extension
The muscle that is responcible for the movement that is occuring Agonist
When a muscle lengthens under tension or performs negative work and acts like a break Eccentric
When a muscle is under tension but there is no visible movement Isometric
Another word for breathing Pulmonary ventilation
What centre is responsible for inspiration and expiration Inspiratory
The volume of air inhaled or exhaled from the lungs per minute Minute ventilation

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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

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Respiratory System Crossword

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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

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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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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

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Respiratory System Crossword

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What defines the relationship between gas pressure and volume (P=1/V) Boyles law
Increased size of thorax causes decreased pressure in the pleural cavity and air rushes into lungs deal with what type of inspiration? Normal quiet inspiration
What type of inspiration requires additional energy and muscular activity forced inspiration
What type of expiration is a passive process and does not require energy? Normal expiration
What type of expiration requires additional energy and muscular activity? Forced expiration
What integrates input from peripheral stretch and chemoreveptors in the medullary respiratory center? Dorsal respiratory group
What is the rhythm generating and integrative center in the medullary respiratory center called? Ventral respiratory group
What smooths out transition between inspiration and expiration? Pontine respiratory center
What allows us to hold our breath or to take extra deep breaths when we desire? Cortical control
What reduces the attraction of water to water which decreases the amount of surface tension to expand the lungs? Surfactant
The ability of the lungs to expand is called? Compliance
The amount of air that moves into and out of the lungs with each breath of quite breathing is called? Tidal volume
Amount of air that can be forcibly inspired past tidal volume Inspiratory reserve volume
Amount of air that can be forced from the lungs after tidal expiration is called? expiratory reserve volume
Amount of air remaining in the lungs after forced expiration is called? Residual volume
The amount of air inspired after tidal expiration is called? Inspiratory capacity
Amount of air remaining in the lungs after tidal expiration is called? functional residual capacity
Total amount of exchangeable air is called? Vital capacity
sum of all lung volumes is? Total lung capacity
Explains how a gas behaves when it is part of a mixture of gases is called? Daltons law
Explains the movement of gases into and out of solutions is called? Henrys law
Capillary gas exchange in the body tissues is called? Internal respiration
What is the result of pH on hemoglobin? Bohr effect

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Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword

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Joint found in the shoulder and hip ball and socket
type of muscle that is voluntary and striated skeletal
occurs when a bone is forced out of its joint dislocation
only type of tissue that is able to contract muscle
flexible connective tissue that makes up our nose and ears cartilage
connects bone to bone ligament
type of joint found in the knee and elbow hinge
place where bones come together joint
connects bone to muscle tendon
muscle tissue found in the heart cardiac
type of muscle that is involuntary; controls breathing, bp, and digestion smooth
occurs when ligaments or tendons are pulled beyond their normal range sprain
helps make red and white blood cells marrow
front of the arm muscles biceps
back of the arm muscles triceps
protects the lungs and other vital organs ribs

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a group of body parts that work together to perform a job system
a body part that does a special job within a body system organ
a group of cells that look alike and work together to do a certain job tissue
the basic unit of all living things. (buillding blocks) cell
a tough,rubbery tissue that makes up parts of the skeleton cartilage
the place where two bones come together joint
a strong cord of tissue that attaches muscle to a bone tendon
a strong, flexible tissue that holds bones together at a joint. ligament
body tissue that moves parts of the body muscle
the kind of muscle that a person can control voluntary muscle
the kind of muscle that works without a person's control involuntary muscle
Made up of around 200 bones. The bones help give shape to your body.Your bones help support you. Bones work with muscles to help you move. skeletal system
The muscles also help give your body shape and help you move. Includes more that 600 muscles.. Muscular system
Made up of your heart and blood vessels. The blood brings oxygen and nutrients to cell. circulatory system
Made up of lungs and the tubes leading to them. Air enters your lungs each time you breath in. The oxygen in your lungs passes into your blood which is delivered to you cells. respiratory system
Includes your stomach and intestines. Breaks apart food you eat so that your body can use it for fuel. Your stomach churns the food until it is turned into liquid digestive system
Made up of the brain and nerves (spinal cord) this system help control your thoughts and feelings nervous system

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Respiratory System Crossword

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System known for being above the larynx Upper respiratory system
System known for being below the larynx Lower respiratory system
Air-filled pockets within the lungs where all gas exchange takes place Alveoli
Lines the conducting portion of the respiratory system Respiratory Mucosa
Areolar layer within the respiratory mucosa Lamina propria
"Finger-like" projections that block debris from the pharynx Cilia
Passage for air when breathing heavily Oral cavity
Passage for calm normal breathing Nasal cavity
Portion of the pharynx behind the nasal cavity Nasopharynx
Portion of the pharynx behind the oral cavity Oropharynx
Portion of the pharynx that is inferior to oral cavity at entrance to voice box/larynx Laryngopharynx
Cartilaginous structure that closes during the act of swallowing Epiglottis
Point at which the trachea divides into two tubes that enter the lungs Carina
The entry point of the lung from the bronchi, arteries, and veins serving the lung Hilum
Smallest bronchi Bronchioles
Tiny balloon-like structures that are the traversing membranes of the respiratory system Alveoli
Physical movement of air in and out of respiratory tract Pulmonary ventilation
The weight of air is known as... Atmospheric pressure
Controls 75% of normal air movement Diaphragm
Controls 25% of normal air movement External Intercostal muscles
The number of breaths per minute is known as... Respiratory rate
The volume of air moved per breath is known as... Tidal Volume
Tidal volume + inspiratory reserve volume equals Inspiratory capacity
Expiratory reserve volume + residual volume equals FRC
Expiratory reserve volume + tidal volume + inspiratory reserve volume equals Vital capacity
Vital capacity + residual volume equals Total lung capacity
Can affect individuals over age 50 depending on exposure to respiratory irritants Emphysema

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Aerobics & Body Conditioning Vocabulary Crossword

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Exercise that uses oxygen and strengthens the cardiovascular system Aerobic
The capacity of the heart and lungs to sustain aerobic exercise endurance
without oxygen, such as high-intensity interval training (HIIT) anaerobic
the level of exercise intensity at which lactic acid builds up in the muscle tissue faster than it can be cleared away. anaerobic threshold
a measur of the amount of times the heart beats in a minute beats per minute
a component of fitness that measures the amount of fat to lean muscle body composition
A clinical measure of body fat based on height and weight in males and females BMI
relating to the heart and lungs cardiorespiratory
relating to the circulatory system of the heart, lungs, and vessels cardiovascular
type of training that involves body conditioning within a series of prescribed exercises circuit training
a muscle action in which the muscle lengthens eccentric
muscle action in which the muscle shortens or contracts concentric
a muscle action by which tension is created without lengthening or shortening the muscle isometric
the capacity of a muscle to withstand repeated contractions endurance
A Swedish word that means a training method in which pace is variable and the last runner in line sprints to the front of the line. Fartlek
The acronym for Frequency, Intensity, Time, and Type FITT
Major source of enegy stored as glucose in the body glycogen
a measure of the amount of time the heart beats during an activity heart rate
A type of exercise that raises heart rate quickly and is difficult to sustain for longer than a few seconds high impact
a training method by which an athlete will vary speed and intensity of an exercise to affect heart rate Interval training
220-your age is how to calculate this: maximum heart rate
An unsafe training method that ignores rest and varaibility and results in illness and injury overtraining
the number of times a particular exercise is performed in a set reps
a method of training by which resistance (in the form of weights, bands, tubes, or body weight) is used to build muscle resistance training
a measure of maximum ventilatory capacity that can be positively affected by aerobic training VO2Max
a component of fitness that measure the suppleness/elasticity of muscle flexibility

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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

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