Flashcards in Respiratory System Deck (15):
What is a part of the upper and lower respiratory tract?
Upper: Sphenoidal, Frontal, Nasal sinuses. Pharynx
Lower: Trachea, Bronchi, Lungs
What are the regions of the pharynx, Superior to inferior?
What is the structure that routes air and food?
Name the false and true vocal cords superior to inferior.
False (vestibular folds) Superior, True vocal cords inferior
What are the cartilages of the Larynx?
Thryoid, Cricoid, Arytenoid
Treachea hyaline cartilage is what shape?
What is the last ring of the trachea before splitting?
How many secondary bronchi are there on the right and left lung?
3 right, 2 left.
Where does gas exchange happen in the lungs?
What is the Hilum?
Collection of structure (ateries, lungs, lymph) that connect the lung to mediastinum
What is the basic surface anatomy of the lung?
Apex (top), Base (diaphragmatic), Costal surface, Mediastinal surface, Hilum.
What are the lobes and fissures of the right and left lung?
1. Right: Superior, middle, and inferior lobes. Oblique and horizontal fissure.
2 Left: Superior and Inferior Lobes. Oblique fissure.
How many pulmonary trunks, arteries, and veins are there?
1 Trunk, 2 arteries, 4 veins
Tracheobronchial, Parasternal, and Braciocephalic nodes are a part of what lymphatics?