Respiratory System

the membranes surrounding the lungs
pleural
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The site in th elungs where gas exchange occurs
alveoli
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This type of respiration takes place when gases are exchanged between the lungs and the blood vessels
external
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The muscle that separates the thoraic cavity from the abdominopelvic cavity
diaphragm
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A condition in which there is inadequate oxygen avaiable to the tissues.
hypoxia
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A condition when breathing is difficult and laboured
dyspnoea
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The name given to the high pitched sounds heard when the trachea is obstructed
stidor
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The bluish colouration of skin caused by lack of oygenation of the blood.
cyanosis
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Rapid , deep breathing
hyperventilation
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Cessation of breathing
apnoea
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Card 2

Front

The site in th elungs where gas exchange occurs

Back

alveoli

Card 3

Front

This type of respiration takes place when gases are exchanged between the lungs and the blood vessels

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

The muscle that separates the thoraic cavity from the abdominopelvic cavity

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

A condition in which there is inadequate oxygen avaiable to the tissues.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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