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upper resp tract consists of:
lower resp tract consists of:
- primary bronchi
organs of the resp system:
- Pharynx (throat)
- Larynx (voice box)
- Trachea (windpipe)
Function of the lined with mucosa:
- warms, filters, and moistens incoming air.
- Mucosa contains receptors for smell
functions of the paranasal sinuses:
- reduce the weight of the skull
- produce mucus
- influence voice quality by acting as resonating chambers