Bio26 finals review

Bio26 finals review - of its gases. b. Henrys law: the...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 12. 1. the lungs contain a conducting zone and a respiratory zone < a. the conducting zone i. trachea, bronchi, bronchioles. b. Respiratory zones, i. Respiratory bronchioles. > containing individual alveoli, and alveolar sacs. c. the central part of the thoracic cavity contains the heart, large blood vessels, trachea, esophagus, and thymus. d. Rest of the thoracic cavity contains the right and left lungs. e. The membrane is called the parietal pleura. f. The lungs are elastic. g. Surfactant is a substance that lowers surface tension. h. Chief muscle of the ventilation is the diaphragm. i. Spirometry measures the health of lungs. 2. Breathing maintains homeostasis of the plasma 02 and c02 a. The total pressure produced by the atmosphere is the sum of the pressure by each
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: of its gases. b. Henrys law: the amount of gas that can dissolve in water depends on. i. The temperature of the water. ii. The solubility of the gas in water iii. The partial pressure of the gas in the air above the water. c. Breathing maintains homeostatis of oxygen and carbon dioxide in our body 3. The blood transports oxygen and carbon dioxide. a. Hemogoblin are red blood cells that transport oxygen in the blood. 4. Breathing regulates the arterial Co2 thus the carbonic acid in the blood. a. Breathing little raises the co2 and thus lower the PH, making it more acidic. b. Hyperventilation lowers the co2 therefore raises the ph. 5. The intrapulmonary pressure is normally always greatre than the intrapleural pressure....
View Full Document

Page1 / 2

Bio26 finals review - of its gases. b. Henrys law: the...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online