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19 Cards in this Set

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conducting zone
begins at the trachea, extends to the terminal bronchioles
respiratory zone
includes the respiratory bronchioles, alveolar ducts, alveolar sacs, and the pulmonary capillaries
the diaphragm divides the torso into the:
thorax and abdomen
these intercostals are stronger and more superficial
these intercostals are inhalatory
these intercostals have both inspiratory and expiratory functions
these intercostals are deeper and smaller
movement of air in and out of the airways
the pulmonary capillaries receive oxygen and offload CO2
pulmonary gas exchange (external respiration)
the newly re-oxygenated blood travels through the system
gas transport
gas exchange between blood and tissue cells
peripheral gas exchange (internal respiration)
the volume of air inhaled and exhaled during a single respiratory cycle
tidal volume
the quantity of air that can be inhaled beyond that inhaled in a tidal volume cycle
inspiratory reserve volume
the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled following a quiet or passive exhalation
expiratory reserve volume
the quantity of air that remains in the lungs and airways after max exhalation
residual volume
tv+irv - the maximum volume of air that can be inhaled from the resting expiratory level
inspiratory capacity
tv+irv+erv - the quantity of air that can be exhaled after as deep as inhalation as possible
vital capacity
erv+rv - the quantity of air in the lungs and airways at the resting expiratory level
functional residual capacity
irv+tv+erv+rv - the quantity of air the lungs are capable of holding at the height of maximum inhalation
total lung capacity