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4 Multiple choice questions

  1. -pressure is one determinant of airflow
    -resistance is the other determinant of airflow
    -the greater the resistance the slower the flow
  2. diaphragm relaxes & moves up into original dome shape. This decreases the chest volume & moves air out of the lungs
  3. Relates to 02 utilization and C02 production by the tissues
  4. an active process in which the intercostal (rib) muscles and the diaphragm contract, expanding the size of the chest cavity and causing air to flow into the lungs

4 True/False questions

  1. Alveoimuscular partition that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity and aids in respiration by moving up and down

          

  2. Residual Volumean active process in which the intercostal (rib) muscles and the diaphragm contract, expanding the size of the chest cavity and causing air to flow into the lungs

          

  3. Duffusionthe process by which molecules spread from areas of high concentratiion, to areas of low concentration

          

  4. Vital capacitythe maximum amount of air that can be exhaled after a maximum inhalation (usually tested with a spirometer)

          

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