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PHY - Respiration

Balliet- Fall 2010

Functions of respiratory passageways? In NOSE air is: (1) warmed by conchae & septum to within 1 deg of body temp; (2) Humidified within 2-3% full saturation of water vapor (3) Filtered by large hairs and turbinates
Small particles are trapped in nose by what? Alveolar macrophages
does conducting zone have air exchange? NO
Does respiratory zone have air exchange? YES
What composes conducting zone? Trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, terminal bronchioles
What composes the respiratory zone? Respiratory bronchioles, alveolar ducts, alveolar sacs
What types of cells are found in the respiratory system? Pseudostratified cilliated columnar (bronchi) and simple cuboidal colum
Created by: mrw2013