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Flavin AP106 Respira

AP Ch 17 Respiratory 2017

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Primary function of the respiratory system is to ___. exchange gas
Breathing means: Respiration
1 Respiration consists of: 1 Inhalation & 1 Exhalation
The 3 portions of the pharynx are: nasopharynx, oropharynx, and laryngopharynx
The "Adam's apple" is part of the: Larynx
Larynx is aka: Voice Box
The throat is aka: Pharynx
The most important muscle for respiration is the: Diaphragm
Inflammation of the upper respiratory tract would be: Laryngitis
A common disorder in chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders is: Chronic Bronchitis
Tiny grape like structures called ____ where the gas exchange takes place. Alveoli
The upper respiratory tract includes: nose, pharynx, and larynx
The lower respiratory tract includes: trachea, bronchial tree, and lungs
More than ____ mucus is produced each day. 125 ml
Mucus aids in what defense: Purification by trapping inspired irritants such as dust and pollen.
Cilia is responsible for detecting foreign objects such as dust in the nose. Cilia can be found in other parts of the body. This causes you to sneeze and cough.
What does the nasal septum do? divides the interior of the nose into two cavities.
What are the 4 sinuses? Frontal, maxillary, sphenoidal, and ethmoidal
The olfactory receptors are responsible for the sense of___.(located in the nasal mucosa) Smell
Functions of the nose are: Warm air and sense smell
The function of the Eustachian tube is to: equalize pressure in the middle ear
Tonsils are composed of what type of tissue? Lymphoid
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