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2. Which of these statements is true?

  • Juxtapulmonary receptors detect a prolonged tidal volume and lead to reduced inspiration
  • Signals from the carotid body travel via the carotid sinus and the glossopharyngeal nerve
  • Peripheral chemoreceptors are type 2 glomus cells
  • Central chemoreceptors detect increased hydrogen ions in the CSF

3. Which of these are not involved in expiration (quiet or forced)?

  • Abdominal muscles
  • Sternocleidomastoid
  • External intercostals
  • Internal intercostals

4. Which of these laws discusses pressure and volume of gases?

  • Boyle's
  • Laplace
  • Poiseuille's

5. Increased inspiration when the chest wall is impeded is initiated by which receptors?

  • Juxtapulmonary
  • Irritant
  • Tension
  • Stretch


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