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circulatory system


What respiratory structure is supported by rings of cartilage? The trachea
The trachea branches into right and left the tracheal bifurcation
Which cavity is the lungs are located within? Thoracic cavity:
What is the name of the respiratory muscles located between the ribs? Intercostal muscles.
Define Dyspnea difficult or labored breathing.
What causes the wheezing of asthma? The narrowing of the airways
Know the parts of the lower respiratory tract trachea, the bronchi and The Lungs
One inhalation plus one exhalation is equal to one 1 breath cycle
What is the primary muscle of respiration? diaphragm
Define tachypnea, abnormally rapid breathing.
orthopnea, hortness of breath
cyanosis bluish discoloration of the skin resulting from poor circulation or inadequate oxygenation of the blood.
Heimlich emergency technique used to eject an object
maneuver, a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care
nasal septum, bone and cartilage in the nose that separates the nasal cavity into the two nostrils.
asthma, respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing.
ventilation, the provision of fresh air to a room, building,
vital capacity, greatest volume of air that can be expelled from the lungs after taking the deepest possible breath.
tidal volume the lung volume representing the normal volume of air displaced between normal inhalation and exhalation
The parts of the bronchial tree are distribute air to the lungs.
What is happening physiologically during inhalation and exhalation? breathe in,diaphragm contracts (tightens and moves downward
What is happening in the capillaries that surround the alveoli? capillaries allow for the rapid exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen .
What is the common name of the trachea, larynx? voice box
What is the job of the epiglottis and the uvula? angling appendage visible at the back of the throat and the epiglottis is a cartilage flap within the throat
Whats the sequence the O2 takes from the nose through the body to expiration. Air enters the nostrils passes through the nasopharynx, the oral pharynx through the glottis into the trachea into the right and left bronchi, which branches and rebranches into bronchioles, each of which terminates in a cluster of
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