57 notecards = 15 pages (4 cards per page)
About what percent of the total alveolar surface is composed of the Type I cells?
Convert the following volume from mL into L. 750 mL equals in L
Which of the following represents a correct sequence of the TBT? (from the mouth to the alveoli)
Convert 0.25 L into mL
A patient weighing 82 kg equals how many pounds?
The average surface area available for gas exchange is about:
70 square meters
Which of the following is the largest cartilage of the larynx?
The inferior lingual lung segment is found in the:
left lung, lower division of the upper lobe
The trachea is considered what generation of the TBT?
What are nourished by the bronchial arteries?
1. Segmental bronchi
Chemical mediators are released from sensitized mast cells and produce bronchoconstriction. Which of the following are chemical mediators involved in this process?
Which of the following is the most superior:
A patient weighing 165 lbs equals how many kilograms?
The posterior two-thirds of the nasal cavity and portions of the tracheobronchial tree is lined with:
Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium
The expiratory accessory muscles include:
The epithelial lining of TBT is primarily composed of:
Pseudostratified ciliated coumnar epithelium (PSCC)
Which of the following are known as capacitance vessels?
The parietal pleura lines the:
Small holes found in the walls of the alveoli (interalveolar septa) are called:
Pores of Kohn .
Ribs eight, nine and ten are referred to as the:
The adenoid tonsils are found in the:
The primary motor innervation of each hemidiaphragm is supplied by the
The alveolar-capillary clusters are surrounded, supported, and shaped by the:
Lymph vessels and branches of the vagus nerve are found in which of the following structures of the trachea?
Which of the following is called the third generation of the tracheobronchial tree?
What is the function of the primary lobule?
The mediastinum contains the following structures?
1. Thymus gland
During inspiration, the vocal cords
fibrocartilaginous structure that makes up the upper part of the larynx that prevents aspiration of foods and liquids by covering the opening of the larynx during swallowing
lung cells that form the alveolar epithelium
cells found in the intra-alveolar septa in the lamina propria that play an important role in the immunologic response mechanism by degranulating and releasing chemical mediators such as histamine and leurkotrienes
single cartilage inferior to the thyroid cartilage that forms the majority of the posterior wall of the larynx
submucosal layer of the tracheobronchial tree composed of fibrous tissue that houses blood vessels, nerves, lympathic vessels and smooth muscle fibers
functional portion of the lungs made up of the alveoli
gel-like substance held toghether by collagen fibers thta supports the alveolar-capillary membrane.Â Composed of tight and loose space
The length of the trachea is about:
11-13 cm long
parts of the sternum
inspiratory accessory muscles include
1. Scalene muscles
4. Pectoralis major muscles
Goblet Cells/Submucosal Glands
Most of the mucus that lines the lumen of the tracheobronchial tree is produced by the:
Cartilage is present in the following structures of the TBT?
1. Lobar bronchi
The layer of mucus closest to the epithelium in the TBT ( tracheobronchial tree) is called the:
Patients with ALS or spinal cord injury typically present with generalized muscle weakness and many die from respiratory complications. What portion of the respiratory system does this disease primarily affect?
The right and left main stem bronchi blood vessels, and nerves enter and exit the lungs through the
102 degrees F equals what temperature in degrees C? Remember: (F-32) / 1.8
The Lining of the lung is called
The left lung has how many lobe
the left side of the lung has how many fissures
The RIGH lung has how many lobe
the RIGHT side of the lung has how many fissures
The bronchial blood supply originates in this GREAT vessel
Sympathetic Nerves carry Epinephrine that has this effect on the bronchioles
Dilates the bronchioles so the patient can breath more easily
Describe the path of a dust particle from the NOSE to the alveoli
(The Mice Love Sunny Sandy Beaches They Run All Around)
Nasal Cavity →
Main Bronchus →
Lobar Bronchiole →
Segmental Bronchus →
Terminal Bronchiole →
Respiratory Bronchiole →
Alveolar Duct →
Describe the shape and function of cartilage that makes up the trachea?
"C" rings of cartilage strengthen the trachea so that it
does not collapse, but remains open so that air can get through
Do the respiratory bronchioles have cartilage? Why or why not?
Bronchioles only have cartilage from the pulmonary arteries & capillaries
what are the main 4 groups of the sinuses
What are the sinuses functions