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Liz QR2 Resp

AP2 ST120 Q2 Respiratory

The ___ pleura lines the walls of the thoracic cavity Parietal
The __ pleura covers the lungs Visceral
What is the substance that helps reduce surface tension in the alveoli Surfactnat
What is the outer surface covering of the lungs and lining of the inner surface of the rib cage called Pleura
External respiration is the exchange of gases bt the blod and ___ Alveoli
The ___ muscle flattens out when it contracts during inspiration Diaphragm
The inspiratory muscles include the diaphragm and the ____ External intercostals
What area of the brain contains the inspiratory and expiratory center Medulla
The ___ nerve stimulates the diaphragm Phrenic
What are the chemoreceptors that are sensitive to increase in blood CO2 and decrease in blood O2 levels located Carotid and Aortic bodies
Created by: elizabeth-mcw



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