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1

Name the structural divisions of the upper respiratory system?

NOSE
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PHARYNX

2

Name the structural divisions of the lower respiratory system?

LARYNX
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TRACHEA
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BRONCHI
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LUNGS

3

Name the 2 functional divisions of the respiratory system?

CONDUCTING ZONE
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RESPIRATORY ZONE

4

The structures of the conducting zone include the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, ____________ and __________ ___________.

BRONCHIOLES
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TERMINAL BRONCHIOLES

5

Name the 3 functions of the conducting zone of the respiratory system?

1 - FILTER, WARM and MOISTEN AIR, and to CONDUCT IT TO THE LUNGS
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2 - TO RECEIVE OLFACTORY (SMELL) STIMULI
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3 - SOUND GENERATION FOR SPEECH

6

The structures of the respiratory zone include the ___________ ____________, alveolar ducts, alveolar sacs, and alveoli.

RESPIRATORY BRONCHIOLES

7

What is the function of the respiratory zone of the respiratory system?

GAS EXCHANGE