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5 Matching questions

  1. The larynx, trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles all make up the
  2. Decompression sickness is a painful condition that develops when a person is exposed to a sudden drop in atmospheric pressure. Bubbles of ________ gas are responsible for the problem.
  3. Primary bronchi are to ________ as secondary bronchi are to ________.
  4. ________ is the amount of air that moves into the respiratory system during a single respiratory cycle.
  5. The process by which dissolved gases are exchanged between the blood and interstitial fluids is
  1. a lower respiratory tract
  2. b nitrogen
  3. c internal respiration
  4. d Tidal volume
  5. e extrapulmonary bronchi; intrapulmonary bronchi

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. alveoli.
  2. pulmonary embolism
  3. oropharynx
  4. suppresses the expiratory center in the medulla
  5. respiratory distress syndrome.

5 True/False questions

  1. When the diaphragm and external intercostal muscles contract,the volume of the thorax increases.


  2. The respiratory epithelium of the conducting airways consists ofpseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium.


  3. The partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the interstitial space of peripheral tissues is approximately45 mm Hg


  4. The term hypercapnia refers tomovement of air into and out of the alveoli.


  5. Components of the upper respiratory system include all of the following, except thelips