respiratory system

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aveolus

site from which oxygen enters the pulmonary blood

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Pharynx

Site of tonsils

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Trachea

Connects the larynx to the primary bronchi.

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Esophagus

Food passage way posterior to the treachea

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Epiglottis

Covers the glottis during swallowing

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Larynx

Contains the vocal cords

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Phrenic nerve

Nerve that activates the diaphragm during inspiration

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Pharyngotympanic tub

Connects the middle ear to the nasopharyngeal

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Glottis

Opening between the vocal folds

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Conchae

Increase air turbulence in the nasal cavity

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Palate

Separates the oral cavity from the nasal cavity

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Visceral pleura

Pleural layer lining the walls of the thorax