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Respiratory Systems

Quiz by Mary Hill

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  • Q1
    draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    breathe
    30s
  • Q2
    Process that releases energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules in the presence of oxygen
    cellular respiration
    30s
  • Q3
    tiny sacs of lung tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood
    alveoli
    30s
  • Q4
    Airways in the lungs that lead from the trachea to the bronchioles.
    bronchi
    30s
  • Q5
    "windpipe" -A tube that is held open by C-shaped rings of cartilage
    trachea
    30s
  • Q6
    "voice box"
    larynx
    30s
  • Q7
    "throat" passageway where the nasal cavity and mouth meet
    pharynx
    30s
  • Q8
    pair of spongy organs of respiration in which blood picks up oxygen
    lungs
    30s
  • Q9
    Large, flat muscle at the bottom of the chest cavity that helps with breathing
    diaphragm
    30s
  • Q10
    A gas that is brought into the body by the respiratory system and is needed for respiration
    oxygen
    30s
  • Q11
    A gas that is expelled from the body by the respiratory system because it is a waste product.
    carbon dioxide
    30s
  • Q12
    Definition: Cilia are the fine hair-like projections from certain kinds of cells. They line the respiratory tract, and move in rhythmic unison to get rid of mucus
    cilia
    30s
  • Q13
    A thick fluid secreted by cells in membranes and glands that lubricates and protects tissue; it traps dirt and pollen
    mucus
    30s
  • Q14
    C6H12O6 (glucose) + 6O2 (oxygen) ---------> 6CO2 (carbon dioxide) + 6H2O (water) + energy
    equation for cellular respiration
    30s
  • Q15
    -Contraction of the diaphragm to enlarge chest cavity and draw air INTO the lungs
    inhalation
    30s

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