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What system provides oxygen and removes carbon dioxide from the body? respiratory system
What is commonly known as the windpipe? trachea
How many tubes does the trachea split into? two
The right lung has three lobes: superior, middle and ____? inferior
When a bronchi continues to divide it will turn into a ___? bronchioles
What is commonly known as the voice box? larynx
What is superior to the vocal cords? vestibular folds
What propels the liquid out of the respiratory system? cough reflex
How many regions is the pharynx divided up into? three
What is the most inferior portion of the pharynx? laryngopharynx
Bronchi contains what kind of cartilage? hyaline

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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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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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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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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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RESPIRATORY SYSTEM Crossword

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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

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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 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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Covers larynx during swallowing epiglottis
organ of gas exchange lung
Cover the lungs and line the chest cavity pleuralmembranes
Common passageway for air, food, and drink (throat) pharynx
Muscles that surround the lungs and cause inhalation and exhalation musclesofrespiration
Passageway for air and food mouth
Branching airways bronchi
Encloses thoracic cavity and protects heart and lungs ribcage
Moves ribs during respiration intercostalmuscle
Air sacs for gas exchange alveoli
Production of sound (voice box) larynx
Filters, warms, and moistens air naval cavity
Main airway (windpipe) trachea
Skeletal muscles of respiration diaphragm
Lead to alveolar sacs Bronchioles
Passageway for air nose

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