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Developmental Aspects of the Resp System

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The mucosa of the upper respiratory system develops from the ectodermal____ Olfactory placode
That of the lower resp system develops from the____of the foregut endoderm
The resp rate of a newborn baby is approx___per minute 40
In a healthy adult, the resp range is____per minute 12-15
Most problems that interfere with the operation of the resp system fall into one of the following categories, infections such as pneumonia, obstructive conditions such as___ asthma and chronic bronchitis
Conditions that destroy lung tissue are: emphysema or tuberculosis
With age the lungs lose their___and the___of the lungs decreases elasticity, vital capacity
Protective mechanisms also become less efficient, causing elderly individuals to be more susceptible to___ resp infx especially pneumonia
Created by: butterflee21