Respiratory System

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Cardiovascular System
And their functions
Respiratory System
Cardiovascular System
And their functions
Respiratory System

II will be explaining the structures and the functions of the respiratory system. How the respiratory system interact with the cardiovascular system. I also will be giving you an example of a disorder of the respiratory system. Finally I will be showing you some images of both systems. Coky Foster

Phase 5 individual project

1/12/13

II will be explaining the structures and the functions of the respiratory system. How the respiratory system interact with the cardiovascular system. I also will be giving you an example of a disorder of the respiratory system. Finally I will be showing you some images of both systems. Coky Foster

Phase 5 individual project

1/12/13

The main structures of the respiratory system are the nose, throat, the trachea, the bronchi and the lungs. The function of the respiratory system starts at when you take a simple breath. When you clench your diaphragm this creates a vacuum that the air is drawn into. The air then enters into the trachea or what they call the wind pipe, going through one of the two bronchial tubes, which branch into smaller bronchioles. The bronchioles end in small sacs called alveoli, which has capillaries in them. The carbon dioxide in the blood in the capillaries is then exchanged for the oxygen in the air diffusion. When that is done the new oxygenated blood travels all over the body supplying oxygen where it is needed. Then the diaphragm relaxes, and the carbon dioxide rushes out of the alveoli, through the bronchioles and the bronchial tubes, and out of the trachea and the out of the body through the nose or the mouth the diaphragm clenches. The cardiovascular and the respiratory system both work towards the same thing getting oxygen to tissues and getting carbon dioxide out. The respiratory system supply oxygen to the blood and...
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