Respiratory System

Importance of the R.S

It brings oxygen to our bodies, which we need for our cells to live and function properly

Structures of the Respiratory System

Nose- Above the mouth on the face of a person or animal

Sinuses-Cavities in the skull, ducts connect them to the nasal cavity

Pharynx-Throat , passage way for food & air

Epiglottis- A flap of cartilage at the roof of the tongue

Larynx-Voice box


Vitamin D- prevents respiratory disease in newborns

Vitamin E- prevents common colds