Unformatted text preview: Respiration Why Breathe? Anatomy Respiratory Organs The Lungs: The Alveolus: place where gas exchange takes place: Alveolus: Alveolus: The division of the lung into many small sacs tremendously increases tremendously Alveolus:
the surface area of the lung the Alveolus: air sacs in the lungs that air exchange O2 and CO2 with the blood exchange capillaries of the lungs Alveolar Duct: the Passageways, which Branch into alveoli Alveolar Sac: Alveoli that are clustered Alveoli around an alveolar duct around Alveolar sac Emphysema: Damage of the alveoli Boyle’s Law »P1V1=P2V2 How do we breathe? How How do we breathe? How The Larynx (the voice box): Important organ The for sound production in humans for Lung capacity Midsagittal view: Midsagittal
Superior Concha Middle Concha Paranasal Sinuses Nasal Cavity Nasal
Inferior Concha Nasopharynx Hyoid bone Oropharynx Epiglottis Larynx Vocal fold Laringopharynx Pharynx Trachea ? Anterior View Lateral View Posterior View Larynx : Can you identify number 1, 2, 3, 5 and the structure Larynx indicated ? Hyoid bone Epiglottis Thyroid cartilage Thyroid Cricothyroid ligament Cricoid cartilage Trachea Anterior View LARYNX Lateral view Epiglottis Epiglottis Hyoid bone Vocal fold Arytenoid cartilage Cricoid cartilage Posterior View LARYNX Lymphatic System – the “forgotten” system
– Fluid balance – Fat absorption – Defense – Right lymphatic duct – Thoracic duct – Cisterna chyli • Structures ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2009 for the course BIO 212l taught by Professor Nickseward during the Spring '09 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '09