Scientists: S askia and M egan. The Respiratory System. Organs of the respiratory system:. Nasal cavity-. The function of this part of the system is to filter and moisten the air coming into the body . Pharynx:.
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The function of this part of the system is to filter and moisten the air coming into the body
Here is where the trachea which is the wind pipe and the food pipe separate. There is a small flap of cartilage called the epiglottis which prevents food from entering the trachea.
This is also called the voice box where the body generates
sound. This also protects
This is a tube that carries air from the throat to the lungs. The trachea is covered in tiny hairs called cilia and dust is removed by coughing.
The two tubes that the trachea
divides into is called the bronchi,
they both enter the lung.
The bronchi spilt into even smaller branches
known as bronchiole.
The alveoli are tiny sacks. The oxygen gas
is exchanged for
carbon dioxide gas inside
each of these tiny sacks.
Pleurisy- a disease when your pleura
The pleura are the outside
lining of the lung. It causes a sharp
pain in your chest when you breath in.
when your bronchi are enflamed.
It is a chronic disease but
can be treated.