Flashcards in Respiratory system Deck (13):
a gas in the air (and water) that animals need to breathe in; made up of particles with two oxygen atoms.
the chemical reaction involving oxygen that moves the energy in glucose into the compound ATP. The body is able to use the energy contained in ATP.
a simple carbohydrate and the simplest form of sugar.
a gas in the air produced by respiration.
the body system involving the lungs and associated structures, which take in air and supply the blood with oxygen to deliver to the body’s cells
narrow tube from the mouth to the lungs through which air moves.
the organ for breathing air.
the narrow tubes through which air passes from the trachea to the smaller bronchioles and alveoli.
small branching tubes in the lungs leading from the two larger bronchi to the alveoli.
tiny air sacs in the lungs at the ends of the narrowest tubes.
flexible, dome-shaped, muscular layer separating the chest and the abdomen. It is involved in breathing.
the largest volume of air that can be breathed in or out at one time.