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5 Matching questions

  1. The process by which dissolved gases are exchanged between the blood and interstitial fluids is
  2. The pneumotaxic center of the pons
  3. 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.
  4. The respiratory epithelium of the conducting airways consists of
  5. Blockage of pulmonary blood flow by a clot or similar obstruction is
  1. a pulmonary embolism
  2. b pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium.
  3. c suppresses the expiratory center in the medulla
  4. d nitrogen
  5. e internal respiration

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 45 mm Hg
  2. epiglottis
  3. acute epiglottitis
  4. bound to hemoglobin.
  5. movement of air into and out of the alveoli.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Inhaling through the nostrils is preferred over the mouth becauseit allows better conditioning of the inhaled air.


  3. The following is a list of some airways.

    1. secondary bronchus
    2. bronchioles
    3. alveolar ducts
    4. primary bronchus
    5. respiratory bronchiole
    6. alveoli
    7. terminal bronchiole

    The order in which air passes through is


  4. The larynx, trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles all make up theepiglottis


  5. The condition resulting from inadequate production of surfactant and the resultant collapse of alveoli isrespiratory distress syndrome.