The respiratory system

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The respiratory system

  1. 1. The Respiratory System<br />MeldrickAgravante<br />
  2. 2. The Respiratory System<br />The respiratory system is very important to the human body.<br /> Without it, you would not be able to breathe, speak, or sing... in short, you’d be dead.<br /> Your lungs carry the oxygen your body uses, and when you’ve used it all up, you inhale. <br />There are lots of important parts of the respiratory system, and they are all very important. <br />
  3. 3. Trachea<br /><ul><li>Also known as the windpipe
  4. 4. Connects your larynx to your lungs
  5. 5. Allows you to breathe</li></li></ul><li>Bronchi<br /><ul><li>Connects to the trachea
  6. 6. Used to put air in your lungs</li></li></ul><li>Lungs<br /><ul><li>Two organs that hold air in the chest
  7. 7. The main part of the respiratory system</li></li></ul><li>Bronchioles<br /><ul><li>Small tubes that branch off from the bronchi
  8. 8. Expand and contract to control air flow</li></li></ul><li>Alveoli<br /><ul><li>Gas exchange between the blood, O2, and CO2 takes place here
  9. 9. Human lung ONLY has 300 million of these</li></li></ul><li>Diaphragm<br /><ul><li>A band of lungs sitting in between the lungs and the stomach
  10. 10. Helps you breathe in by expanding and contracting</li></li></ul><li>Picture Credits<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/50/Gray956.png<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/81/Gray954.png<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4d/Gray391.png<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/46/Alveolus_diagram.svg<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e6/Heart-and-lungs.jpg<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/85/Gray961.png<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/db/Alveoli_diagram.png<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9f/Illu_conducting_passages.svg<br />
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