Lower respiratory system
Terms in this set (13)
Inferior lobe of left lung
Superior lobe of left lung
Superior lobe of right lung
Middle lobe of right lung
Inferior lobe of right lung
Left primary bronchus
Branch of the bronchial tree which takes air to the left lung. Surrounded by cartilage.
Secondary bronchus. Branches from primary bronchi.
Tertiary bronchus. Branch from lobar bronchi
Terminates in alveoli
Smallest bronchioles, connect to terminal end, alveoli rise from part of the wall permitting gas exchange
tiny sacs of lung tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood
cluster of alveoli