Flashcards in Anatomy - Respiratory System Deck (32):
The ___ is the uppermost portion of the airway, behind the nasal cavities.
The _____ separates the right and left cavities and warms and humidifies the nasal lining.
The upper airway is located above the?
The lower airway is located below the?
The hypopharynx is also known as?
Eustachian tubes are found?
From inner ear to nose
The frontal sinus are located?
The Maxillary sinuses are located?
Side of nose
What is the benefit of breathing through oropharynx?
Where is the oropharynx located?
Level of uvula and extends down epiglottis
The ____ extends from the tip of the epiglottis to the glottis and esophagus.
Gargling takes place in the?
The base of the larynx is the?
The _____ membrane joins the thyroid and cricoid cartilages.
The ______ folds are the false vocal cords.
The ____ primary bronchus is shorter, wider, and more vertical.
What is pulmonary surfactant?
Thin film that coats the alveoli; is produced at 34 weeks
What is the function of pulmonary surfactant?
Prevents alveoli from collapsing; air on one side fluid on other
The ___ lung is slightly smaller and is divided into two lobes.
_____ serves as a passageway for both respiratory ad digestive system.
The ______ pleura covers the lung tissue and is smooth, most epithelial layer.
The _____ pleura lines the ribs.
The active phase of breathing is?
The passive phase of breathing is?
How does a childs airway compare to an adults?
It is more superiorly and anteriorly located
Trachea is more flexible
Tongue is larger
Smallest opening in adult airway is the?
Smallest opening in a childs airway is?
Adult age for CPR is?
Vital sign age ranges for an adult are?
8 and up
Normal breathing rate for an adult is?
Normal breathing rates for a child is?