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Flashcards in Breathing system Deck (11):
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Heart

The heart is an organ that pumps blood around the body. The blood carries oxygen.

2

Lungs

The lungs are organs that allow you to breathe and processes oxygen.

3

Trachea

The trachea is a tube that has rings of cartilage that keeps it open when you breathe in it carries the oxygen to the lungs.

4

Bronchiole

The bronchioles are smaller tubes that are attached to the bronchi and carries oxygen to your alveoli

5

Rib cage

The rib cage is a part of your skeleton it protects organ such as your heart and lungs.

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Alveoli

The alveoli are tiny air sacs inside your lungs that are attached to your bronchi they process oxygen and transfers it to the bloodstream which is then pumped around the body by the heart.

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Nose

The nose allows you to breathe in it is connected to the trachea

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Mouth

The mouth allows you to breathe in it is connected to the trachea

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The diaphragm

The diaphragm is a muscle under you lungs which helps you to breathe in and out.

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Bronchi

The bronchi are two tubes that feed air into your lungs (one for each lung)

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Muscle

The muscles in your lungs allow the lungso to expand to take in air and shrink to let out air. They work with the diaphragm to do this.