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

  • Irritant
  • Stretch
  • Tension
  • Juxtapulmonary

3. Which of these laws discusses the effect of airway diameter on resistance?

  • Poiseuille's
  • Boyle's
  • Laplace

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

  • Boyle's
  • Laplace
  • Poiseuille's

5. Which of these is not associated with the pneumotaxic centre?

  • It stimulates inspiratory neurons in the medulla
  • It is an antagonist of the apneustic centre
  • It increases breathing rate
  • It is in the upper pons

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