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Respiratory System

Respiration sequenxe of events that result in the exchange of oxygen and CO2 between the atmosphere and body cells
Conducting Passages upper respiratory and lower respiratory
Upper Respiratory nose, pharynx, larynx
Lower Respiratory trachea, bronchial tree, lungs
Pulmonary Ventilation Breathing air is higher to lower pressure, recoil of elastic tissues
Inspiration inhalation: Process of taking air into lungs PRIMARY MUSCLE INVOLVED DIAPHRAGM
Expiration exhalation: process of letting air out of the lungs
Spirometer Measure the volume of air in and out of lungs
External Repsiration Exchange of gases between the tissue cells and the blood in tissue capillaries
4 factors that influence breathing Chemoreceptors, stretch receptors, higher brain center, temperature
Nonrespiratory Air Movement hicupping, sneezing, sighing, yawning, coughing, crying, laughinh
Created by: AshleyRenay