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2. the upper respiratory tract includes all except:

  • mouth
  • larynx
  • nasal cavity
  • lungs
  • trachea

3. surfactant....

  • is not found in healthy lung tissue
  • protects the surface of the lungs
  • helps protect the alveoli collapsing
  • replaces mucous in the alveoli
  • phagocytises small particle matter

4. in quiet breathing....

  • none of the above
  • inspiration and expiration are both passive processess
  • inspiration involves muscular contractions and expiration is passive
  • inspiration is passive and expiration involves muscular contraction
  • inspiration and expiration involve muscular contractions

5. pulmonary ventilation referes to:

  • the movement of dissolved gases from the blood to the interstitial space
  • the movement of air into and out of the lungs
  • the utilisation of oxygen
  • the movement of dissolved gases from the alveoli to the blood
  • the movement of dissolved gases from the interstitial space to the cells


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