Chapter 38 Anatomy of Respiratory System

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Processes of respiration ¢ Pulmonary ventilation ¢ External respiration ¢ Transport of respiratory gases ¢ Internal respiration or cellular respiration 2
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Upper respiratory system structures 3
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Upper respiratory system structures ¢ Nose ¢ External nares ¢ Nasal cavity ¢ Nasal septum ¢ Nasal conchae l Superior, middle, inferior l Air turbulence 4
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Upper respiratory system structures ¢ Meatus l Superior l Middle l Inferior ¢ Function of the nose l Warm the air l Moister the air l Filter the air 6
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Upper respiratory system structures ¢ Olfactory receptors ¢ Paranasal sinuses l Maxillary l Frontal l Ethmoidal l Sphenoidal 7
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Upper respiratory system structures ¢ Function of the paranasal sinuses l Resonance of the air l Warm the air l Moister the air ¢ Palate l Separates the nasal cavity from the oral cavity l Soft, hard l Cleft palate 8
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structures ¢ Oral cavity ¢
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course BIOL 2402 taught by Professor Elainefanin during the Spring '11 term at Collins.

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