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inhibit the growth of bacteriaCorrect Answer: D.
inhibit the growth of bacteriaQuestion 24 2 out of 2 pointsThe cranial nerves to the alimentary tube are the:Selected Answer:A. vagus nervesCorrect Answer: A. vagus nervesQuestion 25 2 out of 2 pointsThe pancreatic enzyme that contributes to starch digestion is:Selected Answer:A. amylaseCorrect Answer: A. amylaseQuestion 26 0 out of 2 pointsInflation of the alveoli is made possible by the presence of ___________________ within the alveoli.Correct Answer:D. surfactantQuestion 27 2 out of 2 points
The function of the epiglottis is to:Selected Answer:D. cover the larynx during swallowingCorrect Answer: D. cover the larynx during swallowingQuestion 28 2 out of 2 pointsThe air pressure within the bronchial tree and alveoli is called:Selected Answer:A. intrapulmonic pressureCorrect Answer: A. intrapulmonic pressureQuestion 29 2 out of 2 pointsMost carbon dioxide is transported in the blood:Selected Answer:A. as bicarbonate ions in the plasmaCorrect Answer: A. as bicarbonate ions in the plasmaQuestion 30 0 out of 2 points
A patient with severe obstructive pulmonary disease may also have:Correct Answer:B. respiratory acidosisQuestion 31 0 out of 2 pointsIn internal respiration, carbon dioxide diffuses from the:Correct Answer:D. tissue fluid to the bloodQuestion 32 2 out of 2 pointsThe airways of the larynx and trachea are kept open by:Selected Answer:B. cartilageCorrect Answer: B. cartilageQuestion 33 0 out of 2 pointsThe "work" required for normal breathing is:Correct Answer:A. contraction of the respiratory muscles for inhalationQuestion 34 2 out of 2 points
For healthy people, the normal range of respirations per minute is:Selected Answer:B. 12 to 20Correct Answer: B. 12 to 20Question 35 0 out of 2 pointsThe function of hemoglobin is to:Correct Answer:B. carry most oxygenQuestion 36 0 out of 2 pointsWhich statement is not true of the nasal mucosa?Correct Answer:B. The cilia sweep mucus and pathogens to the outside.