Flashcards in Thorax,Lungs Deck (78)
What ribs are free floating?
11 and 12
What ribs do the scapulae hit on?
What is the last rib that connects to the rib cage?
The path fit air to move from upper airway to the alveoli
Where does the trachea separate?
At the angle of Louis/sternal angle
Which bronchus is shorter and wider?
Longer and narrow?
What are lined with cilia?
What do the cilia do?
Whip mucus out
Inspiration and expiration result from ________ ________ within the lungs
Exchanging of carbon dioxide and oxygen between the alveoli and capillaries
What are the muscles of inspiration?
Where are the intercostal muscles located?
Inside the rib cage
Where is the respiratory center located?
The medulla oblongata of the brain stem---CNS
What sense the increase/decrease of carbon dioxide in the blood flow?
Carotid bodies in the carotid arteries
What are the two blood flows to the lungs?
Anterior thoracic aorta
How many lobes does each lung have?
What divide the lobes?
Where does lung cancer normally appear?
Bottom breast line
5th rib mid axillary line
What limits lung expansion?
Lung parenchyma (elastic subpleural tissue)
Lungs expand from
Fluid filled; prevents the lung from sticking
Against the organ
Away from the organ
Infection/inflammation of the pleural sac
Fluid in the pleural sac, normally can't open lung there so you can't hear
Pleural edema/pleural effusion
Heart and blood vessels