Respiratory - INTRODUCTION The two systems that cooperate...

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INTRODUCTION • The two systems that cooperate to supply O 2 and eliminate CO 2 are the cardiovascular and the respiratory system. The respiratory system provides for gas exchange. The cardiovascular system transports the respiratory gases. Failure of either system has the same effect on the body: disruption of homeostasis and rapid death of cells from oxygen starvation and buildup of waste products. Respiration is the exchange of gases between the
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Respiratory System Anatomy (Figure 23.1). Nose Pharynx = throat Larynx = voicebox Trachea = windpipe Bronchi = airways Lungs Locations of infections upper respiratory tract is above vocal cords lower respiratory tract is below vocal cords The conducting system consists of a series of cavities and tubes - nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchiole, and terminal bronchioles - that conduct air into the lungs. The respiratory portion consists of the area where gas exchange occurs - respiratory bronchioles,
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5 Nose -- Internal Structures Large chamber within the skull Roof is made up of ethmoid and floor is hard palate Internal nares (choanae) are openings to pharynx Nasal septum is composed of bone & cartilage Bony swelling or conchae on lateral walls
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Pharynx Muscular tube (5 inch long) hanging from skull
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2009 for the course BIO bio112 taught by Professor Abidi,tanveer during the Spring '09 term at Middlesex CC.

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