located on the lung's root, it is the place of bronchus entry
the opening on the larynx is also known as vocal chords
located on the larynx, they allow humans to make noise
a covering on the larynx that convers it during swallowing
alveolar and capillary walls
the amount of oxygen the lungs breathe in during normal, relaxed breathing
the greatest possible amount of oxygen intake
nasal cavity, larynx, traches, bronchi, lungs
what is the sequence of air flow?
warms air, filters air, moistens air
what are the three functions of the nasal cavity?
bronchioles, alveolar ducts, alveolar sacs, alveoli
what is the process of gas exchange in the alveoli?
in this process, the diaphragm is contracted
in this process, the diaphragm is relaxed
squamos, columnar, loose connective, hyaline, and smooth
which tissues are in the respiratory system?
plasma's percent water
blood's percentage plasma
blood's percentage formed elements
hemoglobin is ___ percent of an RBC
what makes up erythrocytes? (2)
creates cell flexibility for movement into capillaries for RBC's
transport O2 to cells and CO2 away from cells
function of erythrocytes
what are erythrocytes lacking?
process that occurs in bone marrow and ends of long bones where erythrocytes are formed
life span of an erythrocyte
never let monkeys eat bananas
what is the order of leukocytes from most abundant to least? (or...how does Ms. Devick want us to remember them?)
function of megakaryocytes
arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, veins
sequence of blood flow
squamos, loose, blood, adipose, cardiac, nervous
tissues in the circulatory system