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the upper respiratory tract includes of the following expect: nasal cavities, larynx, primary bronchi, nasopharynx
in the nasal cavities and reachea, mucus and pathogens are swept to the pharynx by...
the serous fluid between the pleural membranes keeps the membranes together and...
within the alveoli, surface tension is decreased and inflation is possible because of the presence of...
diaphargm, which moves down
during inhalation, the thoratic cavity is enlarged from top to bottom by contraction of the...
the factors that increase the release of oxygen from hemoglobin in systemic capillaries include all of these except: high temperature, high PCO2, low PO2, low temperature
CO2, because if present in excess it lowers the pH of body fluids
the gas that is the most important chemical regulator of respiration
carotid and aortic bodies
the receptors that detect a decrease in the oxygen level of blood are located in...
if pneumonia decreases the exchange of gases in the lungs, the resulting pH imbalance is...
increasing the oxygen content of the air
the nasal mucosa has all of these functions except: warming incoming air, moistening incoming air, increasing the oxygen content of the air, sweeping mucus and pathogens to the pharynx
all of this will increase physiological dead space except: fractured ribs, asthma, stuffed-up sinuses, tuberculosis
potential pleural space
anatomic dead space includes all of the following except: bronchioles, larynx, potential plueral space, nasal cavities
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