Lecture 14 Respiratory System 2010

Lecture 14 Respiratory System 2010 - The Respiratory System...

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Unformatted text preview: The Respiratory System Angela Black, DVM, PhD Department of Animal and Avian Sciences University of Maryland Lecture Topics Functions Thorax Pleura Diaphragm Lungs Upper Respiratory Tract Nose Paranasal Sinuses Pharynx Larynx Trachea Lecture Topics Lower Respiratory Tract Bronchi Bronchioles Alveoli Functions Major Functions Deliver oxygen to the blood Remove carbon dioxide from the blood Secondary Functions Regulation of blood pH Assist in temperature control Assist in phonation (voice production) Thorax Shaped like a cone with the apex at the thoracic inlet The base of the cone is covered by a dome- shaped diaphragm (a skeletal muscle) Contains the trachea, lungs and pleura, heart, great vessels, thymus, esophagus Thorax Pleural membranes Line the thoracic cavity and surround the lungs Parietal lines the chest wall Visceral cover the lungs Pleural space between the two membranes Mediastinal place between lungs, contains heart and great vessels Pleural membranes Openings in the Diaphragm...
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This note was uploaded on 12/30/2011 for the course ANSC ANSC211 taught by Professor Black during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.

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