Flashcards in Ventilation and Control of the Respiratory System Deck (16):
Ventilation of the human body is the process of ___________ and ___________.
During inhalation muscle ____________ expands the lungs and thoracic cage.
Thoracic volume INcreasing and thoracic pressure DEcreasing explains which type of ventilation?
Thoracic volume DEcreasing and thoracic pressure INcreasing explains which type of ventilation?
During inhalation, air rushes _____ to normalize the pressure.
During exhalation, air rushes _____ to normalize the pressure.
When is exhalation a passive process?
WHEN AT REST
During exhalation, muscles _________ as there is an elastic recoil of the thoracic cage.
Name the term for the largest volume of air that can be brought into the lungs?
FORCED VITAL CAPACITY
Name the term for the largest volume of air that can be exhaled in one second (after maximal inhalation)
FORCED EXPIRATORY VOLUME
Name the term for the volume of air in one regular breath?
Control of the respiratory system is handled by the control centre and the peripheral ________________.
The respiratory control centre in the brain stem, controls the ________ and ________ of breathing.
The central chemoreceptors of the central control, detect rising concentrations of CO2 and H+ and respond by _____________ ventilation.
Peripheral chemoreceptors are located in which 2 places?
ARCH OF THE AORTA