Flashcards in Chap 12 Resp Textbook Deck (151)
Lymphatic tissue in the nasopharynx; pharyngeal tonsils.
Air sac in the lung
Smallest branches of the bronchi. Terminal bronchioles lead to alveolar ducts.
Branch of the trachea (windpipe) that is a passageway into the lung; bronchial tube
Muscle separating the chest and abdomen. It contracts to pull air into the lungs and relaxes to push air out.
Lid-like piece of cartilage that covers the larynx, preventing food from entering the larynx and trachea during swallowing.
Breathing out (exhalation)
Slit-like opening to the larynx.
Breathing in (inhalation).
Voice box; containing the vocal cords.
Openings through the nose carrying air into the nasal cavities
Region between the lungs in the chest cavity. It contains the trachea, heart, lymph nodes, aorta, esophagus, and bronchial tubes.
One of a pair of almond-shaped masses of lymphatic tissue in the oropharynx (palatine means pertaining to the roof of the mouth).
One of the air cavities in the bones near the nose
Outer layer of pleura lying closer to the ribs and chest wall.
Throat; including the nasopharynx, oropharynx, and laryngopharynx.
Double-layered membrane surrounding each lung.
Space between the folds of the pleura.
Essential parts of the lung, responsible for respiration; bronchioles and alveoli.
Process of moving air into and out of the lungs; breathing
Inner layer of pleura lying closer to the lung tissue.
alveolus, air sac
bronchial tube, bronchus
bronchiole, small bronchus
This tightening of the bronchus is a chief characteristic of asthma and bronchitis.
Caused by weakening of the bronchial wall from infection.