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Oxygen

Keeps us alive

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Cellular respiration

Moves the energy in glucose into the compound ATP

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Carbon dioxide

A gas in the air produced by respiration

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Epiglottis

Flap of cartilage behind the tongue

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Trachea

A narrow tube through the mouth

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Bronchioles

Small branching tubes in the lungs

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Alveoli

Tiny air sacks in the lungs.

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Oxygenated blood

Describes the bright red blood that has been supplied with oxygen in the lungs

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Deoxygenated blood

Describes blood from which some oxygen has been removed

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Diaphragm

Flexible, dome shaped , muscular layer separating the chest