The Respiratory System

  1. Describe the functional anatomy of the respiratory system, including the major resp. organs, the nasal cavity,
    pharynx, larynx, conducting zone structures, respiratory zone structures, the resp. membrane, the visceral and
    parietal pleura, etc…Figs 22.1, 22.2, 22.3, 22.4, 22.7, 22.8, 22.9,22.122. Discuss the mechanics of breathing,
    i.e., pulmonary ventilation including inspiration and expiration; respiratory muscles;neural controlincluding
    sensory inputs;intrapleural and intrapulmonary pressures; “volume changes lead to pressure changes, which
    leads to the flow of gases to equalize the pressure”; respiratory volumes and capacities.Figs 22.13, 22.14,
    22.15, 22.16, 22.173. Describe gas exchange in the bodyincluding internal and external respiration. This
    includes, but is not limited to:Partial pressures; internal and external respiration; oxygen loading and unloading,
    Carbon dioxide transport, including the chloride shift.Figs 22.12c, 22.19, 22.24, 22.25

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