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phon/o

sound

32

pleur/o

pleura

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pneum/o, pneumon/o

lung

34

rhin/o

nose

35

salping/o

eustachian tube

36

sept/p

septum, wall

37

sin/o, sinus/o

sinus

38

spir/o

breathing, to breath

39

thorac/o

chest

40

tonsil/o

tonsil

41

trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

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alveolus

a small saclike dilation

43

auscultation and percussion (A & P)

listening and tapping

44

bronchiole

one of the finer subdivisions of the branched bronchial tree.

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bronchus

one of the larger passages conveying air to a lung (right or left primary bronchus) and within the lungs

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large dome-shaped muscle responsible for normal, quiet respiration is the ______

Diaphragm

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A flap of cartilage at the opening to the larynx that closes access to the trachea is the ______

epiglottis

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A slender tube that connects the tympanic cavity with the nasal part of the pharynx and serves to equalize air pressure on either side o the eardrum is the _____

eustachian tube

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the act of breathing out is _____

exhalation

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to breath out is known as ____

expiration

51

The drawing of air into the lungs is

inhilation

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the inhalation of air into the lungs is

inspiration

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The portion of the pharynx below the upper edge of the epiglottis, opening into the larynx and esophagus is the ______

laryngopharynx

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voice box aka

larynx

55

a septum between two parts of an organ or a cavity is the

mediastinum

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the part of the pharynx above the soft palate is the

nasopharynx

57

What is the sense of smell?

olfaction

58

the part of the airway into which the mouth leads is the

oropharynx

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Mucosa-lined air cavities in bones of the skull; named paranasal for their proximity to the nose is

paranasal sinuses

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throat aka

pharynx