Respiratory system

By:Kathy,BK,Wesley

Definition

The Respiratory system it the system that makes you breath and bring air to your lungs when you breath and to your lungs than takes the carbon and you breath it out.

exploring the respiratatory system

Air gose throuth tiw nostrsrils

Then air moves from the nose donward into the throat or pharynx

The trachea leads from the pharynx toward the lungs

Air moves form trachea into the right and left bronchi

Aftor the air reaches the lungs air moves throught smaller and smaller bronchi untilit reches the alveoli

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Fun Facts

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  • The right lung is slightly larger than the left.
  • Hairs in the nose help to clean the air we breathe as well as warming it.
  • The highest recorded "sneeze speed" is 165 km per hour.
  • The surface area of the lungs is roughly the same size as a tennis court.
  • The capillaries in the lungs would extend 1,600 kilometres if placed end to end.
  • We lose half a litre of water a day through breathing. This is the water vapour we see when we breathe onto glass.
  • A person at rest usually breathes between 12 and 15 times a minute.
  • The breathing rate is faster in children and women than in men.

Main Organs

Lungs, Trachea, Biaphragm, Bronchi
Respiration-Ventilation 3D Medical Animation