Cardiovascular and respiratory system

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  • Created on: 02-11-13 17:19

1. Why are horses obligate nasal breathers?

  • They're too dumb to breathe through their mouths
  • Epiglottis is located below the soft palate, blocking the entrance to the trachea
  • Epiglottis is located above the soft palate, forming an airtight seal between oropharynx and trachea
  • Trachea is located dorsal to oesphagus
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2. What is the outermost layer of the heart called?

  • Fibrous pericardium
  • Epicardium
  • Parietal pericardium

3. What is special about the inner epithelium of the trachea?

  • It is keratinised
  • It is ciliated
  • It is folded to allow expansion

4. What is found at the base of the heart in a cow?

  • Sternopericardiac ligament
  • Phrenopericardiac ligament

5. What is found at the base of the heart in a dog?

  • Phrenopericardiac ligament
  • Sternopericardiac ligament


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