Flashcards in Lungs Deck (12):
What is the blood supply to the diaphragm?
-Branches of the internal thoracic artery
What is the nervous supply to the diaphragm?
-Motor: Phrenic nerve
-Sensory: Phrenic, intercostal, subcostal nerves
What thorax accessory muscles are involved in inspiration?
What thorax accessory muscles are involved in expiration?
What nerve roots innervate the diaphragm?
Are inspirated items found more often in the right or left bronchus? Why?
-Right because it's straighter
What makes up the tracheobronchial tree?
What are the largest subdivisions of alobecalled?
What is the hilum of the lung?
-the meeting place of the mediastinum and the pleura
-entry point of pulmonary arteries, veins, and bronchi
What is a pulmonary infarct?
-a medium sized embolus that blocks a bronchopulmonary segment resulting in necrotic lung tissue
What do the bronchiole arteries do?
-supply blood to the structures in the hilum and tissue of the lung