1750: Oxygenation EXAM II

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1750: Oxygenation EXAM II
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2015-03-25 09:29:20
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  1. What is the purpose of the Respiratory System?

    ~with which other system does it work with?
    Deliver O2 to and expel CO2

    ~w/ the Circulatory system
  2. Purpose of the Resp. system.

    What are the functions of the Upper RS compared to the Lower RS?
    • Upper: warms & filters air.
    • Lower: accomplishes gas exchange.
  3. Which part of the lungs is where "gas exchange" takes place? 

    (i.e., diffusion of O2/CO2)
    alveoli
  4. What is "ventilation" and what does it involve?
    Breathing (air exchange)

    • Involves:
    • thoracic cavity
    • diaphragm
    • insp/exp,
  5. Ventilation (notecard 2)

    What do breathing mechanics depend on?

    ~which system is also included in ventilation?
    • Lung volume
    • Compliance
    • Airflow resistance

    ~CNS (medulla oblongata)

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