Respiration 2

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Alveoli
tiny bulges of air sacs in lungs where gases diffuse between air in lungs + blood
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Bronchi
(single:bronchus) 2 divisions of trachea as it joins to lungs
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Carcinogenic
can cause cancer (uncontrolled division of cells)
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Compensation Point
point at which rate of photosynthesis + respiration in plant are equal, no net production or uptake of gas
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Diaphragm
sheet of muscle and tendon at bottom of lungs, controls breathing
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Exhalation
breathing out
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Inhalation
breathing in
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Intercostal Muscles
muscles between ribs, control breathing
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Pleural Membranes
two membranes surrounding lungs
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Respiratory System
body system that includes lungs, diaphragm + other organs involved in breathing
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Thorax
chest-centre part of body protected by ribs, contains lungs + heart
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Trachea
tube leading from mouth to bronchi a.k.a windpipe
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Ventilation
breathing
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(single:bronchus) 2 divisions of trachea as it joins to lungs

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Bronchi

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can cause cancer (uncontrolled division of cells)

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point at which rate of photosynthesis + respiration in plant are equal, no net production or uptake of gas

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sheet of muscle and tendon at bottom of lungs, controls breathing

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