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Laryngitis is potentially dangerous condition because it may cause (Obstruction of the airway)
visceral and parietal pleural membranes
The visceral and parietal pleural membranes are normally held together by (Surface tension)
Which of the following are volumes that cannot be measured using a simple spirometer? (Residual volume)
Hyperventilation is most likely to be accompanied by a(an) (Decrease in blood carbon dioxide concentration and a rise in pH )
The pectoralis minors and the sternocleidomastoid are useful in aiding forced expiration. (FALSE)
During forceful expiration, the air that can be expelled from the lungs in addition to the tidal volume is called (Expiratory reserve volume)
Which of the following muscles would be most helpful for forceful expiration? (Abdominal wall muscles)
Cancer that originates in the lungs
Cancer that originates in the lungs is most likely to develop from (Epithelial cells)
Gas exchange between the air in the alveoli and the blood in nearby capillaries occurs primarily by (Diffusion )
Breathing rate is most likely to increase if the blood concentration of (Carbon dioxide increases)
The force responsible for normal expiration is supplied by (Elastic recoil of tissues and surface tension)
The condition of newborns called respiratory distress syndrome is caused by (Lack of surfactant )
The respiratory membrane consists of
(Two thicknesses of epithelial cells and basement membranes)
upper respiratory tract
The organs of the upper respiratory tract are located outside the thorax. (TRUE)
The force that causes air to move into the lungs during inspiration is supplied by (Atmospheric pressure)
normal respatory cycle
The amount of air that enters or leaves the lungs during a normal respiratory cycle is the
The procedure used to directly examine the trachea and bronchial tree is called
Microorganisms removed from incoming air by sticky mucus are most likely to be destroyed by (Digestive action of gastric juice)
Microorganisms trapped in the mucus of the nasal cavity are most likely to be transported to the (Stomach )
Carbon dioxide is sometimes added to the air that a patient breathes in order to (Increase the rate and increase the depth of breathing)
The pectoralis minors and the sternocleidomastoid are useful in aiding forced expiration. (
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