Lung Information Upper Respiratory Lower Respiratory Breathing True/False?

100

What is pulmonary ventilation?
When you breathe in and out and air is exchanged.

100

What is the nose?
Provides the initial receiving chamber for inhaled air.

100

What are alveoli?
Microscopic air sac or space in the lungs.

100

What is the total lung capacity?
The sum of the vital capacity and residual volume.

100

What is TRUE?
One function of the respiratory system is to remove carbon dioxide from the blood stream.

200

What are lobes?
Compartments that lungs are divided into.

200

What is the trachea?
Tubular air passage about 4/5 inches by 1 inch.

200

What is because of the heart on the left side?
The reason that the right and left lung have different numbers of compartments.

200

What is vital capacity?
The total amount of exchangeable air.

200

What is TRUE?
The lungs occupy most of the thoracic cavity.

300

What is 3 and 2?
Number of lobes in the right lung and the left lung in that order.

300

What is the pharynx?
Chamber from the back of the nasal cavity to larynx.

300

What are cartilage rings?
Rings of this are found in the primary and secondary bronchus but not after that.

300

What is tidal volume?
Normal movement of the air in and out of the lungs with each breath.

300

What is FALSE?
The trachea is part of the upper respiratory system.

400

What is the apex?
The narrow superior portion of the lung.

400

What is the larynx?
The voice box.

400

What are bronchioles?
The "tree" that branches off into each lung.

400

What is inspiratory reserve volume?
The amount of air that can be inhaled forcibly over the tidal volume.

400

What is FALSE?
In expiration your body relies upon muscle contractions.

500

What are oxygen and carbon dioxide?
Diffusion of these two gases between the alveoli and blood and between the blood and the cells is what respiration is all about.

500

What is Oxyhemoglobin?
Oxygen filled hemoglobin is called this.

500

What is the respiratory membrane?
Thin barrier between alveoli & capillaries that assists with the rapid exchange of gasses.

500

What is the residual volume?
The volume of air remaining in the lungs after a forced expiration.

500

What is TRUE?
There are 300-500 million alveoli in the lungs of an average adult.

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