Study Guide 17 RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY

Study Guide 17 RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY - BIO 188 Study Guide...

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BIO 188 Study Guide #17 RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY Study Questions 1. How is gas diffusion between the lung and the blood maximized? 2. What are the principal functions of the respiratory system? 3. Name the different cell types in the lung and their function. 4. How is air taken into the lungs during inhalation? 5. How is air expelled from the lungs during exhalation? 6. What determines whether inhalation or exhalation occurs? 7. What is the shape of the diaphragm when it is relaxed? 8. Which cells in the lung produce surfactant and what is the purpose of surfactant? 9. Distinguish between external respiration and internal respiration. 10. What is tidal volume? What is the normal tidal volume? 11. What is dead space volume? Does it change during respiration? 12. Name the two major types of alveolar cells in the lung and their function. 13. How is oxygen transported in the blood? Trace the steps from oxygen pick-up in the lung to oxygen drop off in the tissues. 14. How is carbon dioxide transported in the blood? Trace the steps from carbon
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