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Section 9.1 Questions

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What are the differences between. Bronchi, Bronchioles, Alveoli, How are they well suited or the lungs?
bronchi are passageway to the lung and Bronchioles can change in shape and alveoli permits gas exchange
Why does a throat infection cause your voice to produce lower pitched sounds?
(There is a swelling which will produce lower frequency)
Show the pathway of a breath of air
( nose pharynx trachea Bronchi bronchioles alveoli )-(NPTBbA)
What is respiratory distress syndrome?
an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking
In pleurisy when you exhale its easy but not easy when you inhale?
(its a fluid buildup between the pleural membrane which will put pressure on the lungs leaving it hard to breath in but not too bad when you breath out..)
Describe the movements of the ribs and the diaphragm when you breath,
(in= up, D down) (out= down and D up)
With bronchitis what problem would be caused as the airways become constricted?
less airflow
When you smoke Your blood vessels become smaller. What problem would this cause for the cells
less oxygen for the body