Exercise 37 Flashcards


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Respiratory System Physiology
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mechanical process that depend on volume changes in thoracic cavity:

_________ _________ (breathing) consists of two phases:

pulmonary ventilation
inspiration and expiration

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inspiration

gases flow into the lungs

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expiration

gas passes out of the lungs

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greater volume in lungs causes ________ of pressure in lungs

decrease

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Tidal Volume (TV)

amount of air inhaled or exhaled with each breath under resting conditions (normal)

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Inspiratory reserve volume (IRV)

amount of air that can be forcefully inhaled

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Expiratory reserve volume (ERV)

amount of air that can be forcefully exhaled after a normal tidal volume exhalation (breathing out forcefully)

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Vital Capacity (VC)

maximum amount of air that can be exhaled after a maximal inspiration

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Residual Volume

amount of air that can never be exhaled from the lungs