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The respiratory system includes

nasal, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs, alveoli, diaphragm

2

function of the system

to supply the body with oxygen and dispose of carbon dioxide

3

Respiratory involves the two processes

pulmonary ventilation(inspiration/expiration) and external respiration (oxygen diffuses from lungs to capillary/alveoli)

4

Circulatory involves the two processes:

transport of respiratory gases ( lungs to tissue) and internal respiration (blood to tissue)

5

refers to the exchange of gases between the atmosphere and the blood through the alveoli

external respiration

6

refers to the exchange of gases between the blood and the body cells

internal respiration

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What are the respiratory tubules lined with that helps aid with trapping the debris and keeping foreign substances from entering the lungs?

cilia

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What happens to most of the carbon dioxide?

it is converted to bicarbonate ions by carbonic anhydrase

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_________ _________ is a regulator of blood pH.

carbon dioxide