The Respiratory System
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Introduction

I will be talking about the Respiratory System,were several organs of the respiratory system are responsible for the process of breathing. The nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs work together to allow gas exchange to occur at the cellular level. Air breathed in through the nose and mouth enters into the lungs at a continual pace to provide a new supply of oxygen the body needs to work properly.

Major Organs

The respiratory system is a system containing several organs including you're lungs, air ways, nose, larynx, trachea, and bronchi. Each organ has its own part in the system. In fish and many invertebrates, respiration takes place through the gills. Plants also have respiratory systems but the directionality of gas exchange can be opposite to that in animals.

System Functions

In air-breathing vertebrates, respiration takes place in the respiratory organs called lungs. The passage of air into the lungs to supply the body with oxygen is known as inhalation, and the passage of air out of the lungs to remove carbon dioxide is known as exhalation; humans and other mammals, the anatomical features of the respiratory system include include trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, lungs, and diaphragm. Molecules of oxygen and carbon dioxide are passively exchanged.In fish and many invertebrates, respiration takes place through the gills. Plants also have respiratory systems but the directionality of gas exchange can be opposite to that in animals where they breath in carbon dioxide. It is related to the circulatory, because the blood to the lungs to receive oxygen for inhalation. Also, it is related to the nervice system.


Diseases

Some diseases you can get for the respiratory system are:Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis , cold, and cough, but I'll be only talking about
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. It is a disease that you'll get from cilica dust, where you get an over expositor of cilica dust and it kills you.
The word pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis combines elements from Greek and Latin language. Pneumo comes from Greek and refers to lungs, Ultra is Latin for beyond, Micro is Greek for small and scopic, also Greek, refers to looking. Silico in Latin indicates that something is sand-like, Volcano is, obviously, a volcano, Konis means dust in Greek and words ending in –osis, which is Greek, indicate a disease. There is no specific and definite treatment to completely get rid of pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, but there are treatments to remove the symptoms:~ cough medicine~ bronchodilators (medicine that causes bronchi to widen)~ more oxygen~ prescribed antibiotics~ physical therapy for your chest. Also, if you know you have the disease and know where the source of silica dust is, move away from it to stop the disease from getting worse. And, if the disease does get worse, in some extreme cases people will need lung transplants.

Staying Healthy


Interesting Facts

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is the longest word in the English vocab, and 3 longest in the world.

Resources

Wikipedia for Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis and the Respiratory System. Ask.com