Anatomy Lecture 14

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Anatomy Lecture 14
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RESPIRATORY SYSTEM: LECTURE 1
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  1. Functions
    Functional regions: conducting portion, respiratory portion
  2. Respiratory Tract Epithelium (R.T.E.):
    ciliated pseudostratified columnar with goblet cells
  3. Nose and Nasal Cavity:
    • boundaries
    • structural components:
    • vestibule
    • nasal fossae: conchae (superior, middle, inferior), meatus
    • histology: olfactory epithelium, R.T.E.
  4. Paranasal Sinuses:
    • frontal, sphenoid, ethmoid, maxillary
    • function
    • histology
  5. Pharynx:
    • function
    • boundaries and regions (naso, oro, laryngo)
    • histology
  6. Nasopharynx, Oropharynx, Laryngopharynx:
    • boundaries
    • functions
    • histology
  7. Larynx:
    • function
    • structure: thyroid, cricoid cartilages
    • epiglottis
    • arytenoid, cuneiform, corniculate
    • cartilages
    • mucosal folds: false vocal cord (vestibular ligament and
    • fold)
    • true vocal cord (vocal ligament and fold)
  8. Trachea:
    • boundaries
    • function
    • histology:
    • mucosa: R.T.E., lamina propria
    • submucosa: dense connective tissue, glands
    • adventitia: “C” shaped cartilage rings
    • trachealis
    • carina
  9. Primary Bronchi:
    • structure
    • histology
    • hilus and root of the lung

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