Chapter 16 Quiz One
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potential space between visceral and parietal pleurae
serves as resonant chamber and reduces weight of skull
microscopic air sacs for gas exchange
consists of large lobes
opening between vocal cords
fold of mucous membrane containing elastic fibers responsible for sounds
vocal cords (true)
increases surface area of nasal mucous membrane
passageway for air and food
partialy covers opening of larynx during swallowing
what is ventilation?
bringing in oxygen and removing carbon dioxide
What is external respiration?
exchange of gases between lungs (alveoli) and blood
What is internal respiration?
exchange of gases between blood and cells (in body tissues)
Which pair of vocal cords produce sound?
true vocal cords
What is the epiglottis?
flap of tissue that closes off the opening into the trachea
Which vocal cords close off the glottis?
false vocal cords
What is the glottis?
a triangular shaped opening between the vocal cords that opens to the trachea
When doe sthe epiglottis close of the glottis?
What are the paranasal sinuses?
Where does the opening of the C-shaped cartilaginous rings open to?
What is the trachea made up of?
connective tissue and cartilage
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