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Respiratory Adjustments/Homeostatic Imbalances of Resp Sys

What are two differences between hyperpnea and hyperventilation? hyperpnea increases depth of ventilation but not rate, hyperventilation is deep, rapid, ventilation-may result in hypocapnea
What are 3 nerual factors that trigger the abrupt increase in ventilation during exercise? Psychic stimuli, cortical motor activation, and proprioceptors
List three adaptive response to high-altitude living Hyperventilation, hemoglobins affinity for oxygen declines so that more oxygen is unloaded to the tissues, enhanced erythropoiesis
Lack or cessation of breathing Apnea
Normal breathing in terms of rate and depth Eupnea
Labored breathing or "air hunger" Dyspnea
Chronic oxygen defiency Hpoxia
Condition characterized by fibrosis of the lungs and an increase in the size of the alveolar chambers Emphysema
Condition characterized by increased mucus production, which clogs resp passages and promotes coughing Chronic bronchitis
Respiratory passages narrowed by bronchiolar spasms Asthma
Together called COPD Chronic bronchitis, Emphysema
Incidence strongly associated with cigarette smoking, has increased dramatically in women recently Lung cancer
Victims become barrell chested because of air retention Emphysema
Infection spread by airbourne bacteria, a recent alarming increase in cases among drug users and HIV-infected people Tuberculosis
Temporary cessation of breathing during sleep Sleep Apnea
Created by: butterflee21



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