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respiratory system

Within the skull are 2 nasal cavities - what separates them nasal septum
what are the 3 functions of nasal mucosa warms the air, humidifies the air, traps enhaled particles and bacteria in mucous
what is the passage way for food & air behind the mouth oropharynx
where is your voice box located in the larynx
what is intrapulmonic pressure (matching) pressure within the bronchia tree & alveoli
what is intrapleural pressure (matching) within the potential pleural space between parietal & visceral pleural and usually lower that pressure outside the body
where do you find atmospheric air (matching) the air around us
what 4 skull bones contain the paranasal sinuses frontal, ethmoid, maxilla and sphenoid
external respiration is exchange of gases where air in the lungs and blood in pulmonary capillaries
internal respiration is exchange of gases where in blood from systemic capillaries and tissue fluid
what blood cells carry oxygen red blood cells
within the oxygen carrying cells the oxygen is bonded to what mineral___ and is connected to the protein on the cell called ___ (mineral) - iron; (protein) - hemoglobin
what are the 2 respiratory gases oxygen and carbon dioxide
what is above and below the larynx trachea/below and pharynx/above
what is hemoptysis couphing up blood
what specific organism causes histoplasmosis histoplasma capsulatum
describe Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome severe pulmonary congestion with acute respiratory distress & hypoxia
what are the 4 histiologic types of lung cancer squamous cell; adenocarcinoma cell; large cell; small cell
the treatment for viral laryngitis is voice rest
pulmonary embolisms occur when a clot of foreign material lodges in the artery in which circulation pulmonary circulation
what is respiratory acidosis & when does it occur excessive CO2, decreased pH (when rate of efficienty of respiration decreases allowing CO2 to accumulate - ex. pneumonia, emphysema, severe asthma
what is respiratory alkalosis & when does it occur less CO2, increased pH (rate of respiration increases & CO2 is rapidly exhaled - ex. hyperventilation)
when does metabolic acidosis occur in untreated diabetes mellitus, kidney disease or severe diarrhea
when does metabolic alkalosis occur ingestion or excessive amts of alkaline medication such as antacids, vomiting
if the body pH is changed by any other process than respiration, it is called metabolic acidosis or metabolic alkalosis
what are the 2 divisions of the respiratory tract called upper respiratory tract and lower respiratory tract
what is in the upper respiratory tract air passages of nose, nasal cavities, pharynx, larynx and upper trachea
what is in the lower respiratory tract lower traachea and lungs
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