Flashcards in Lungs Deck (7)
On the right lung the pulmonary arteries and veins are anterior to?..
Bifurcation of the trachea
Stems the two main bronchi
Each main bronchus divides into
Two on the left, three On theright
Each lobar bronchus divides into
Segmental bronchi...that supply the bronchopulmonary segments
Each bronchopulmonary segment is supplied independently by a segmental bronchus > more branches that end in ...
Terminal bronchioles> respiratory bronchioles> alveolar ducts> alveolar sacs
Pulmonary alveolus is the basic structural unit of gas exchange in the lung
Each lung has ___ pulmonary arteries and ____ pulmonary veins
P.a. Carry poorly oxygenated blood to the lungs for oxygenation
- divide into lobar and segmental arteries ( within lung)