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Functions of Respiratory System <ul><li>A. Primary functions </li></ul><ul><li>1. The respiratory system provides oxygen f...
Upper Respiratory System
Upper Respiratory System <ul><li>NOSE: </li></ul><ul><li>Openings: exterior: anterior nares </li></ul><ul><li>  to nasopha...
NOSE <ul><ul><ul><li>Filters, warms and humidifies air  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First defense against foreign ...
Pharynx  <ul><ul><ul><li>Behind oral and nasal cavities  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Serves as a passageway and entrance t...
Larynx <ul><li>LOCATION: at the upper end of the trachea, just below the pharynx </li></ul><ul><li>Functions: </li></ul><u...
LOWER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
TRACHEA <ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><li>1. Walls: smooth muscle; contain C-shaped rings of cartilages at intervals; th...
TRACHEA (WINDPIPE) <ul><li>The larynx goes directly into the trachea or the windpipe.   </li></ul><ul><li>The trachea is a...
ALVEOLAR DUCTS AND ALVEOLI <ul><li>ALVEOLAR DUCTS & ALVEOLI </li></ul><ul><li>- used to indicate all structures distal to ...
 
LUNGS <ul><li>Lungs </li></ul><ul><li>a. The lungs are located in the pleural cavity in the thorax. </li></ul><ul><li>b. T...
ACCESSORY MUSCLES <ul><li>ACCESSORY MUSCLES OF RESPIRATION </li></ul><ul><li>SCALENE MUSCLES </li></ul><ul><li>Elevate the...
The Respiration Process <ul><li>THE RESPIRATION PROCESS </li></ul><ul><li>the diaphragm descends into the abdominal cavity...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between air, blood and body tissues i...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The trachea possesses: </li></ul><ul><li>Skeletal muscles </li></ul><ul><li>Ple...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>Breathing is an automatic process controlled by the: </li></ul><ul><li>Medulla ...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The upper respiratory system tract consists of all the following EXCEPT: </li><...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>Which structure helps facilitate speaking? </li></ul><ul><li>Larynx </li></ul><...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The respiratory tract is moist with ______ and lined with ____ that sweep parti...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>This protective structure helps to keep food and fluids out of the airways </li...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>These are tiny air sacs at the ends of the bronchioles. They are responsible fo...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>These thin sheets of epithelium cover the outer surface of the lungs and the in...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The pleura produce a lubricating fluid called: </li></ul><ul><li>Mucus </li></u...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>This structure warms, moistens and filters inhaled air: </li></ul><ul><li>Trach...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>Which of the following does not occur during inhalation? </li></ul><ul><li>The ...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The Adam’s apple is part of which laryngeal cartilage? </li></ul><ul><li>Epiglo...
Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>Which of the following statements about human lungs is incorrect? </li></ul><ul...
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  1. 1. Functions of Respiratory System <ul><li>A. Primary functions </li></ul><ul><li>1. The respiratory system provides oxygen for metabolism in the tissues. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The respiratory system removes carbon dioxide, the waste product of metabolism. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Secondary functions </li></ul><ul><li>1. The respiratory system facilitates sense of smell. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The respiratory system produces speech. </li></ul><ul><li>3. The respiratory system maintains acid-base balance. </li></ul><ul><li>4. The respiratory system maintains body water levels. </li></ul><ul><li>5. The respiratory system maintains heat balance. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Upper Respiratory System
  3. 3. Upper Respiratory System <ul><li>NOSE: </li></ul><ul><li>Openings: exterior: anterior nares </li></ul><ul><li> to nasopharynx: posterior nares </li></ul><ul><li>Linings: Ciliated Mucosa (CILIA) </li></ul><ul><li>Sinuses Draining into the Nose: (Paranasal Sinuses) </li></ul><ul><li>a. Frontal b. Maxillary </li></ul><ul><li>c. Sphenoidal d. Ethmoidal </li></ul><ul><li>Functions: </li></ul><ul><li>a. Sinuses are air-filled cavities within the hollow bones that surround the nasal passages. </li></ul><ul><li>b. Sinuses provide resonance during speech. </li></ul>
  4. 4. NOSE <ul><ul><ul><li>Filters, warms and humidifies air </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First defense against foreign particles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inhalation for deep breathing is to be done via nose </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exhalation is done through the mouth </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serves as passageway for incoming and outgoing air, filtering, warming, moistening, and chemically examining it. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organ of smell (Olfactory receptors located in the nasal mucosa </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aids in phonation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Once the air enters the nose and mouth, it travels into the pharynx and larynx. The structures of the upper respiratory tract are moist with mucus and are lined with cilia. The CILIA constantly sweep the airways, in an upward motion, to facilitate elimination of bacteria, dust and other particles </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pharynx <ul><ul><ul><li>Behind oral and nasal cavities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Serves as a passageway and entrance to the respiratory and digestive tracts </li></ul><ul><li>Aids in Phonation </li></ul><ul><li>Tonsils function to destroy incoming bacteria and detoxify certain foreign proteins </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nasopharynx </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>behind nose </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>soft palate, adenoids and eustachian tube </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oropharynx </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>from soft palate to base of tongue </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>palatine tonsils (guard the body against invading organism </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Laryngopharynx </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>base of tongue to esophagus </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>where food and fluids are separated from air </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>bifurcation of larynx and esophagus </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Larynx <ul><li>LOCATION: at the upper end of the trachea, just below the pharynx </li></ul><ul><li>Functions: </li></ul><ul><li>a. Voice production: during expiration, air passing through the larynx cause the vocal cords to vibrate; short, tense cords </li></ul><ul><li>b. Serves as a passageway for air and as the entrance to the lower respiratory tract </li></ul><ul><li>Structure: </li></ul><ul><li>Thyroid cartilage: largest (Adam’s apple) </li></ul><ul><li>Epiglottis (the lid cartilage) Its hingelike action prevents food from entering the trachea (aspiration) by closing over the glottis during swallowing. The epiglottis opens during breathing and coughing. </li></ul><ul><li>Cricoid (the signet ring cartilage) </li></ul><ul><li>Vocal Cord </li></ul>
  7. 7. LOWER RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
  8. 8. TRACHEA <ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><li>1. Walls: smooth muscle; contain C-shaped rings of cartilages at intervals; these keep the tube open at all times but do not constrict the esophagus, which is directly behind the trachea </li></ul><ul><li>2. Lining: Ciliated Mucosa </li></ul>
  9. 9. TRACHEA (WINDPIPE) <ul><li>The larynx goes directly into the trachea or the windpipe.   </li></ul><ul><li>The trachea is a tube approximately 12 centimeters in length and 2.5 centimeters wide.   </li></ul><ul><li>The trachea is kept open by rings of cartilage within its walls. </li></ul><ul><li>Similar to the nasal passages, the trachea is covered with a ciliated mucous membrane.   </li></ul><ul><li>Usually the cilia move mucus and trapped foreign matter to the pharynx.   </li></ul><ul><li>After that, they leave the air passages and are normally swallowed.   </li></ul>
  10. 10. ALVEOLAR DUCTS AND ALVEOLI <ul><li>ALVEOLAR DUCTS & ALVEOLI </li></ul><ul><li>- used to indicate all structures distal to the terminal bronchiole </li></ul><ul><li>Alveolar ducts branch from the respiratory bronchioles </li></ul><ul><li>Alveolar sacs which arise from the ducts contain clusters of alveoli which are basic units of gas exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Cells in the walls of the alveoli secrete surfactant </li></ul><ul><li>- phospholipid CHON the reduces the surface tension in the alveoli </li></ul><ul><li>- without surfactant the alveoli would collapse </li></ul>
  11. 12. LUNGS <ul><li>Lungs </li></ul><ul><li>a. The lungs are located in the pleural cavity in the thorax. </li></ul><ul><li>b. The lungs extend from just above the clavicles to the diaphragm, the MAJOR MUSCLE OF INSPIRATION. </li></ul><ul><li>c. The RIGHT lung, which is larger than the left, is divided into THREE lobes, the upper, middle, and lower lobes. </li></ul><ul><li>d. The LEFT lung, which is narrower than the right lung to accommodate the heart, is divided into two lobes. </li></ul><ul><li>e. Innervation of the respiratory structures is accomplished by the PHRENIC NERVE, the VAGUS NERVE, and the THORACIC nerve. </li></ul><ul><li>f. The parietal pleura lines the inside of the thoracic cavity, including the upper surface of the diaphragm. </li></ul><ul><li>g. The visceral pleura covers the pulmonary surfaces. </li></ul><ul><li>h. A thin fluid layer, which is produced by the cells lining the pleura, lubricates the visceral pleura and the parietal pleura, allowing them to glide smoothly and painlessly during respiration. </li></ul><ul><li>i. Blood flow through the lungs occurs via the pulmonary system and the bronchial system. </li></ul>
  12. 13. ACCESSORY MUSCLES <ul><li>ACCESSORY MUSCLES OF RESPIRATION </li></ul><ul><li>SCALENE MUSCLES </li></ul><ul><li>Elevate the first 2 ribs </li></ul><ul><li>STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID MUSCLES </li></ul><ul><li>Raises the sternum </li></ul><ul><li>TRAPEZIUS & PECTORALIS MUSCLES </li></ul><ul><li>Fix the shoulders </li></ul>
  13. 14. The Respiration Process <ul><li>THE RESPIRATION PROCESS </li></ul><ul><li>the diaphragm descends into the abdominal cavity during inspiration causing (-) pressure in the lungs </li></ul><ul><li>the (-) pressure draws the air from the area of greater pressure (THE ATMOSPHERE) into an area of lesser pressure (THE LUNGS) </li></ul><ul><li>In the lungs, air passes thru the terminal bronchioles into the alveoli to oxygenate the body tissues </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of inspiration, the diaphragm & intercostal muscles relax & the lungs recoil </li></ul><ul><li>As the lungs recoil, pressure within the lungs becomes greater than atmospheric pressure, causing the air which now contains the cellular waste products of CO2 & H2O to move from the alveoli in the lungs to the atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Expiration is a passive process </li></ul>
  14. 15. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between air, blood and body tissues is known as: </li></ul><ul><li>A. Inspiration </li></ul><ul><li>B. Expiration </li></ul><ul><li>C. Respiration </li></ul><ul><li>D. Perspiration </li></ul>
  15. 16. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The trachea possesses: </li></ul><ul><li>Skeletal muscles </li></ul><ul><li>Pleural fluid </li></ul><ul><li>C-shaped rings of cartilage </li></ul><ul><li>Walls with stratified epithelium </li></ul>
  16. 17. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>Breathing is an automatic process controlled by the: </li></ul><ul><li>Medulla </li></ul><ul><li>Hypothalamus </li></ul><ul><li>Lymph Nodes </li></ul><ul><li>Hippocampus </li></ul>
  17. 18. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The upper respiratory system tract consists of all the following EXCEPT: </li></ul><ul><li>Nostrils </li></ul><ul><li>Larynx </li></ul><ul><li>Pharynx </li></ul><ul><li>Trachea </li></ul>
  18. 19. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>Which structure helps facilitate speaking? </li></ul><ul><li>Larynx </li></ul><ul><li>Pharynx </li></ul><ul><li>Trachea </li></ul><ul><li>Epiglottis </li></ul>
  19. 20. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The respiratory tract is moist with ______ and lined with ____ that sweep particles out of the airways. </li></ul><ul><li>Surfactant; Cells </li></ul><ul><li>Fluid; Squamous tissue </li></ul><ul><li>Mucus; Cilia </li></ul><ul><li>Surfactant; Cartilage </li></ul>
  20. 21. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>This protective structure helps to keep food and fluids out of the airways </li></ul><ul><li>Glottis </li></ul><ul><li>Esophagus </li></ul><ul><li>Epiglottis </li></ul><ul><li>Larynx </li></ul>
  21. 22. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>These are tiny air sacs at the ends of the bronchioles. They are responsible for oxygen diffusion: </li></ul><ul><li>Bronchi </li></ul><ul><li>Alveoli </li></ul><ul><li>Interstitial Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Bronchus </li></ul>
  22. 23. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>These thin sheets of epithelium cover the outer surface of the lungs and the inside of the thoracic cavity: </li></ul><ul><li>Surfactant </li></ul><ul><li>Mediastinum </li></ul><ul><li>Cilia </li></ul><ul><li>Pleura </li></ul>
  23. 24. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The pleura produce a lubricating fluid called: </li></ul><ul><li>Mucus </li></ul><ul><li>Surfactant </li></ul><ul><li>Mediastinum </li></ul><ul><li>Squamous </li></ul>
  24. 25. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>This structure warms, moistens and filters inhaled air: </li></ul><ul><li>Trachea </li></ul><ul><li>Lungs </li></ul><ul><li>Nose </li></ul><ul><li>Epiglottis </li></ul>
  25. 26. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>Which of the following does not occur during inhalation? </li></ul><ul><li>The ribs are pulled up and out </li></ul><ul><li>Air pressure within the chest cavity is reduced </li></ul><ul><li>The diaphragm is pulled upward </li></ul><ul><li>The chest cavity becomes larger </li></ul>
  26. 27. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>The Adam’s apple is part of which laryngeal cartilage? </li></ul><ul><li>Epiglottis </li></ul><ul><li>Thyroid </li></ul><ul><li>Cricoid </li></ul><ul><li>Pharynx </li></ul>
  27. 28. Respiratory System Recap Questions <ul><li>Which of the following statements about human lungs is incorrect? </li></ul><ul><li>They are elastic </li></ul><ul><li>They are muscular </li></ul><ul><li>They are surrounded by pleura </li></ul><ul><li>They are above the diaphragm </li></ul>
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