Flashcards in Thorax 10 (Respiratory 1) Airways and Lungs Deck (9)
How long is the trachea?
10 - 11cms
What is the average width of the trachea?
Via the action of what muscle can the trachea be narrowed?
A trachea that deviates from the midline may be a sign of what?
How does the left main bronchus differ from the right main bronchus?
Where does the trachea start (which vertebral level)?
What is the lingual?
An extension of the upper lobe
Which segment of which lobe on which lung is a prime candidate for the development of pneumonia?
Apical, Lower lobe, Left lung