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Exercise 36 Homework Anatomy of Respiratory System 1. What is the function of the epiglottis cartilage? To close the glottis while swallowing 2. Which cartilage in the larynx has a complete ring? The Cricoid 3. Which cartilage forms the Adam’s apple? The thyroid 4. Name two functions of the nasal mucosa. Worm the ear, moisten the ear, trap particles, smelling 5. The rings of the trachea are incomplete posteriorly, what is the significance of that? To allow the esophagus to expand while swallowing 6. Trace a molecule of Oxygen from the external nareses to the pulmonary capillaries of the lungs . External nareses, nasal cavity, internal nareses, Nasopharynx, Oropharynx, larynx, trachea, primary bronchi, secondary bronchi, tertiary bronchi, bronchioles, terminal bronchioles, respiratory bronchioles, alveolar duct alveolar sac, alveoli, respiratory membrane, capillaries 7. Define pulmonary ventilation. Mechanical flow of air into (inhalation) and out of (exhalation) of the lungs due to chest and lung volume changes which cause pressure changes. The flow of gases equalizes the pressure.
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course BIO 233 taught by Professor Salti during the Spring '11 term at Portland CC.

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