5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The larynx, trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles all make up the
- 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.
- Primary bronchi are to ________ as secondary bronchi are to ________.
- ________ is the amount of air that moves into the respiratory system during a single respiratory cycle.
- The process by which dissolved gases are exchanged between the blood and interstitial fluids is
- a lower respiratory tract
- b nitrogen
- c internal respiration
- d Tidal volume
- e extrapulmonary bronchi; intrapulmonary bronchi
5 Multiple choice questions
- pulmonary embolism
- suppresses the expiratory center in the medulla
- respiratory distress syndrome.
5 True/False questions
When the diaphragm and external intercostal muscles contract, → the volume of the thorax increases.
The respiratory epithelium of the conducting airways consists of → pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium.
The partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the interstitial space of peripheral tissues is approximately → 45 mm Hg
The term hypercapnia refers to → movement of air into and out of the alveoli.
Components of the upper respiratory system include all of the following, except the → lips