Respiratory System first half

Respiratory System first half - The Respiratory System...

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The Respiratory System Assigned reading: Chapter 21, pp.738-766
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Objectives: 1. Understand the differeces: Ventilation, External Respiration, and Internal Respiration 2. Describe the make up of the respiratory membrane 3. Describe the gross structure of the pleurae 4. Understand the mechanics of breathing 5. Understand how gasses are exchanged and transported 6. Know the mechanisms by which respiration and ventilation are controlled
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Conducting Zone
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Conducting Zone Amount of cartilage Amount of smooth muscle Mucosa Columnar epithelium Cuboidal epithelium Pseudostratified epithelium
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Respiratory Zone
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Respiratory Zone Alveoli are covered with capillaries & elastic fibers Elastic fibers squeeze the alveoli
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The Respiratory Membrane Respiratory membrane Cell types : Type I Type II Endothelial Macrophages
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The Respiratory Membrane 3 components of the respiratory membrane
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Blood supply To the conduction zone: Bronchial arteries Pulmonary arteries and veins serve the alveoli Blood and Nerve Supply
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2010 for the course BIOL 252 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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