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Transcript of Respiratory System
The Respiratory System consists of a few parts- The nosey
, the windbag
who lunges. In each of these parts, there are obviously some other sub-parts that will be discussed later on. Although they are small, they are still incredibly important!
A typical Respiratory system which is healthy will be able to let a human to breathe in fresh oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide and other gases that are not needed.
Remember, breathing is respiratoring in a simpler term.
Cilia- Push mucus out
Goblet cells- Make mucus
Has left and right bronchi
Divided into nasal passages (nostrils)
Formed with cartilage
Lies on roof of mouth bone
Roof is curved and narrow
Lined with mucosa/ Snot/ Boogers
Dome shaped muscle
Located below lung
separates chest cavity from abdominal cavity
Looks like bunches of grapes
Capillaries surround alveoli
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Hairs at nostrils to trap unwanted particles
Mucus to prevent nosebleeds
Passageway for oxygen entering the lungs
Passageway for carbon dioxide exiting lungs
Filters particles from the air (cilia)
Contain all bronchi
2 lungs at the sides of breastbone
Lungs are divided into 5 lobes- right 3, left 2
Left Lung is smaller than right
Chest cavity- supports and protects lungs
Diaphragm- muscle located under lungs
Main organ in Respiratory system
15-18 times per minute
Take in oxygen, remove carbon dioxide
Transport oxygen to blood and remove waste
Diaphragm supports and enables function
Tiny air sacs
Primary gas exchange of the lungs
O2 passes into red blood cells
CO2 becomes waste product and removed through exhalation
Main muscle used for breathing
Breathe in/inhale- diaphragm contracts
Enlarges space available in chest cavity (Gap)
Creates negative pressure
Leads to suction force
Drawing of air into the lungs
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi
Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways
Emphysema is a long-term lung disease. In people with emphysema, the tissues necessary to support the shape and function of the lungs are destroyed.
Prolonged exposure to smoke/ Smoking
Environmental Factors- Haze/Over-exercise
Exposure to air pollution
Exposure to Silica dust
Exposure to Coal
Exposure to Factory Fumes
The Respiratory System
Function as a whole
Breathing (respiration) Supplies blood with oxygen
Transported throughout the body
Air flow- speech made possible
Goal: deliver oxygen, remove carbon dioxide
Divided into: Upper respiratory tract, Lower respiratory tract
Made up of: Airways, Lungs, Linked blood vessels , Muscles
Link between other Systems
Pharynx controls path of food, directs to stomach to be digested
Oxygen transported to blood
Carbon Dioxide removed from blood
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This is a picture of the
diagram of the experiment
Step 1. Pull down the rubber flap of the
set- up. The smaller balloons inside
should inflate with air.
Step 2. Let go of the rubber flap and
the small balloons should deflate
This is an experiment that shows how our respiratory systems work. The rubber flap below the bottle represents the diaphragm, which controls the air intake, whereas the small balloons represent the lungs that take in the the air we breathe.
The Human Respiratory System
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Balloons as lungs