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Flashcards in Bronchi Deck (11):
1

At the level of T4/T5 disc, the trachea bifurcates and becomes what?

The left and right main bornchi

2

which of the main bronchi is shorter, wider and more vertical than the other?

Right

3

Which of the bronchi is longer, narrower and more horizontal than the other?

Left

4

The right main bronchus passes just under what other main structure of the thoracic cage?

The Arch of the Azygos Vein

5

T/F: The superior lobar bronchus of the right lung will separate from the main bronchus before it reaches the hilum of the lung.

True

6

How many segmental bronchi will come from the superior, middle and inferior lobar bronchi of the right lung?

10

7

The left main bronchus will pass under what other structure of the thoracic cage?

Esophagus

8

What will be given off from the left main bronchus before it reaches the hilum of the lung

The Superior Lobar Bonchus

9

Which bronchus is it more common to find a foreign object?

Right

10

What will cause the cough reflex to be initiated if a foreign object reaches the bronchial tree?

The thin mucous membrane covering the carina

11

What might happen if the carina is passed and the object reaches the segmental bronchi?

Atelectasis (Lung Collapse)