Lab 8 - The Respiratory System

Lab 8 - The Respiratory System - The Respiratory System...

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The Respiratory System
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conducting : air transport & other functions respiratory : gas exchange
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Conducting Division Functions: Carries air to sites of gas exchange Warms air Humidifies air Filters air Supplies olfactory system Parts: External nares (= nostrils) Nasal cavity Internal nares Nasopharynx Oropharynx Laryngopharynx Larynx Trachea Bronchi (1º, 2º, 3º) Terminal bronchioles lower respiratory tract upper respiratory tract
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Respiratory Division (Zone) Functions Site of gas exchange Parts: Respiratory bronchioles Alveolar ducts Alveolar sacs
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The lungs flank the mediastinum
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Lung Hierarchy Lungs (+1 o bronchi) Lobes (+2 o bronchi) Segments (+3 o bronchi) Bronchioles Other structures Pleura Root Fissures Microscopic hierarchy Alveolar sacs (+ alveolar ducts) Capillaries Endothelial cells Blood cells
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2009 for the course IB 131L taught by Professor Lewis during the Spring '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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