Flashcards in Breathing system Deck (11):
The heart is an organ that pumps blood around the body. The blood carries oxygen.
The lungs are organs that allow you to breathe and processes oxygen.
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.
The bronchioles are smaller tubes that are attached to the bronchi and carries oxygen to your alveoli
The rib cage is a part of your skeleton it protects organ such as your heart and lungs.
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.
The nose allows you to breathe in it is connected to the trachea
The mouth allows you to breathe in it is connected to the trachea
The diaphragm is a muscle under you lungs which helps you to breathe in and out.
The bronchi are two tubes that feed air into your lungs (one for each lung)