by Hector Figueroa
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Chronic Bronchitis:the bronchi become inflamed
and clogged with mucus.
The human respiratory system picks up
oxygen from the air we inhale and
releases carbon dioxide into the air we
Air enters the body through the nose, where it
is filtered, moistened and warmed.
Pharynx, Larynx , Trachea
From the nose, air moves into the pharynx.
Then, it passes through the larynx. which
contains the vocal cords, and through the
From the trachea, air moves into the bronchi.
Each bronchus leads to one lung. The bronchi
divide into bronchioles, which eventually end at
Emphysema:The loss of elasticity and eventual
breakdown of the lung tissue
Gas Exchange and trasport
Oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged
across the walls of alveoli and capillaries.
Chemical properties of blood cells allow for
efficient transport of gases throughout the
When you inhales diaphragm contracts and
flattens raising the rib cage
This is the opposite, the diaphragm and the rib