Create an account
Nasopharynx, oropharynx, and laryngopharynx
Name the openings that occur between the nasal cavity and the pharynx
What is the name of the structure that prevents fluid from entering the nasopharynx during swallowing?
The trachea branches into two tubes that go into the lungs. What are these tubes called?
What small structures in the lung is the site of exchange of oxygen with the blood capillaries?
It makes the surface area of the lungs smaller
Emphysema is a destruction of the alveoli of the lungs. What effect does this have on the surface area of the lungs.
Expository reserve volume
If you inhale maximally, what is the name of the volume of air that you completely exhale?
It decreases the amount of oxygen that can be taken in
How does the decrease in vital capacity potentially influence an individual's athletic performance or aerobic condition as aging occurs?
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together