Mammalian Gas Exchange Structure

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  • Created on: 16-01-13 13:18
The lungs are inside the.....
Throax
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Lungs are surrounded by a
Pleural Membrane
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Air passes down into the lungs through the
trachea
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The trachea branches off into a left and right
Bronchus
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The Bronchus divides into
bronchioles
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Lungs contain tiny sacs at the end of bronchioles called
Alveoli
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Each alveolus has a .................. closely associated with it
blood capillary
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Movement in the lungs is provided by the muscles in the
Diaphragm
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Movement in the lungs is also provided by the
intercostal muscles
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where is the heart partly beneath
left lung
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one of the cells that lines the trachea and bronchi
ciliated
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The other cell that lines the trachea and bronchi
Goblet
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Tissue found in the trachea and bronchi but not the bronchioles
Cartilage
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Muscle found on the walls of the trachea, bronchi and bronchioles
Smooth
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Structure found in the walls of all of the airways
Elastic Fibres
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Card 2

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Lungs are surrounded by a

Back

Pleural Membrane

Card 3

Front

Air passes down into the lungs through the

Back

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Card 4

Front

The trachea branches off into a left and right

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

The Bronchus divides into

Back

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