Lined with mucous membrane, moistens air entering the respiratory system. Traps dust particles
3 Regions: Nasopharynx, Oropharynx, Laryngopharynx
Posterior to nasal cavity
Behind oral cavity
Superior to larynx most inferior
Made of Hyaline cartilage, Shield Shaped, most prominent.
Inferior to Thyroid Cartilage, also made of hyaline cartilage
Superior to Cricoid Cartilage, Posterior wall of larynx
Cartilages attach here
Most superior part of larynx, elastic cartilage
Covers larynx during swallowing
Keeps trachea open (c shaped)
Enter lungs, division of trachea
Division of primary bronchi
Has 3 lobes (Superior, Middle, Inferior)
Has 2 Lobes (Superior and Inferior)
Where the Heart sits in the left lung
Where the lungs sit
Outer membrane on chest cavity
Membrane on lungs
Division of bronchi, small tubules, smooth muscle with blood capillaries
Air sacs in lungs, exchange O2 and CO2 with blood capillaries.
Oxygen moves across this membrane. Has Aleveolus and Capillary epithelium and the basement membrane between the two
Mechanical process of moving air in and out of the lungs.
Amount of air release during a normal exhale
Expiratory Reserve Volume
Max amount of air that you exhale after normal exhale
Total Volume of air that can be forcefully expelled after maximum
Inspiratory Reserve Volume
Air left in the lungs after maximum exhalation
Total amount of air inspired and expired in 1 min, normal breathing
Used on people suffering heart attack, drug OD etc. 100 times per minute chest compressions. 30 chest compressions: 2 ventilations
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