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SQ Respiratory System

SQ Respiratory System - Study Questions on Respiratory...

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Study Questions on Respiratory System 1. The most common reason for using the Heimlich manuever is ___________________. This procedure is designed to _______________________________________________. (lecture and p221, 224) 2. List and describe the four processes that can be described as respiration. Which one occurs entirely within cells? (p221) 3. List the components of the upper respiratory tract and explain how their structure enables them to perform their functions. (sec 10.2) 4. The larynx is located ___________________________ and performs 3 vital functions: a. __________________________________ aided by the cartilaginous shield b. ___________________________________, accoplished by changing the position of the ______________, also composed of cartilage. c. ________________________ with air passing by the ___________________. (p223-4) 5. Vocal cords can be relaxed to produce high/low pitched sounds or stretched tight to produce high/low pitched sounds. (Circle correct word of the pair.) What other structures contribute to the quality of our voices? (p224) 6. The trachea, or ________________, consists of __________________________. These structures are open on one side which permits __________________________. The trachea can be narrower during swallowing, which permits a bolus of food to pass down the esophagus, and during ______________________. (p225) 7. After the trachea, air enter the right or left ______________, which branches into smaller and smaller “pipes” called ______________________.
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