Flashcards in The Lungs Deck (12):
The lungs are 2 organs separated by the _________ and other structures in the mediastinum.
The mediastinum is a region in the thoracic cavity between the ________.
The mediastinum extends from the __________ to the vertebrae, and from the 1st rib to the clavicle.
The top of the lungs is considered what?
The bottom of the lungs is considered what?
Within the lungs, each bronchus subdivides into which 4 smaller and smaller units?
SECONDARY BRONCHI (2, 3)
There are ______ secondary bronchi on the right, and _____ on the left.
Smooth muscle of the lungs _____________, cartilage decreases.
The terminal bronchioles divide further and further until you get what?
Alveoli is where most _______ exchange happens.
What is the name for the structure of the lung which is a cup-shaped outpoaching lined with simple squamous epithelium supported by a thin elastic basement membrane?