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caarbon dioxide (CO2)

tasteless, colorless, odorless gas produced b body cells during metabolism

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cartilage

tough, elastic connective tissue that is more rigid than ligaments but ess dense than bone

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cilia

hairlike structure

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diffuse

to move or spread out a substance at random, rather than by cheical reaction or application of external forces

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mucous membrane

moist tissue layer lining hollow organs and cavities of the body that open to the environent; also called mucosa

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oxygen (O2)

tasteless, ordorless, colorless gas essential for human respiration

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pH

symbol that indicates the degree of acidity or alkalinity of a substance

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septum

wall dividing two cavities

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serous membrane

thin layer of tissue that covers internal body cavities and secretes a fluid that keeps the membran moist; also called serosa

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nas/o

nose

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rhin/o

nose

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sept/o

septum

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sinus/o

sinus, cavity

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adenoid/o

adenoids

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tonsill/o

tonsilss

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pharyng/o

pharynx (throat)

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epiglott/o

epiglottis

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laryng/o

larynx(voice box)

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trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

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bronchi/o

bronchus

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bronch/o

bronchus

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alveol/o

alveolus; air sac

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pleur/o

pleura

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pneum/o
pneumon/o

air; lung

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pulmon/o

lung

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anthrac/o

coal, coal dust

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atel/o

incomplete; imperfect

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coni/o

dust

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cyan/o

blue

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lob/o

lobe