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Volume of air in lungs after maximal expiration
Is the airflow in the conducting airways laminar or turbulent?
pressure difference between the alveoli and the pleural space is known as ____ ____.
Has Z numbers spanning from Z17-Z23
As the diaphragm contracts. the volume increases in the pleural space. What happens to the pleural pressure?
Volume of air than can be inhaled at the end of a normal breath
Principal(or Law) that provides the basis for airflow in the lung
A ____ in surface area and a _____in membrane thickness can cause the lung to become diffusion limited.
pressure in the atmosphere is ___ cm h20
Maximal volume of air that can be inhaled after normal expiration (=tidal volume +IRV)
Gas moves across the alveoli via _____ diffusion
T/F: During inspiration, the pressure in the alveolus become sub-atmospheric, allowing air from the atmosphere to move into the lungs.
T/F: A 'diffusion limited' A-a gradient is smaller than under normal circumstances.
patients with emphysema have a ____ lung compliance
Lung recoils is used during ____.
Function of these airways is to clean, condition, and warm air
Maximal Volume that can be exhaled at the end of a tidal volume
Total volume of air in lungs after maximal inspiration
Where is the majority of the surface area of the lung located?
Z number or generation number for the trachea
Has a Z number that spans from Z0-Z16
The internal intercostals and the abdominal muscle are important for ____.
inversely proportional to lung compliance
T/F: The terminal bronchioles are surrounded by smooth muscle
Work during breath occurs on ____.
low partial pressure of oxygen in blood
site of gas exchange in the lung
The diaphragm, the external intercostals, and the sternocleidomastoids are important for _____.
Volume of air in the respiratory or alveolar airways (mL)
Volume of air in the conducting airways (mL)
Volume of air that can be exhaled as forcibly and rapidly as possible from total lung capacity
True or False: The rate of diffusion is proportional to the area of the membrane and inversely proportional to it thickness
Volume of air in lungs remaining after maximal expiration
T/F: Gas exchange ocurrs in the conducting airways.
patients with pulmonary fibrosis have a ___ lung recoil
These bronchi are the site of highest resistance to airflow and are surrounded by smooth muscle
low partial pressure of oxygen in tissues
pressure in the pleural cavity is normally ____ cm H2O at the end of a tidal volume breath
Volume of air in lungs after maximal inspiration
Normal Tidal Volume in liters
T/F: An increase in particle size increases rate of diffusion
given change in lung volume per given changes in pleural pressure
T/F:An Increase in molecule solubility increases rate of diffusion
If the transpulmonary pressure is +3, then the lungs are ____ (collapsing or expanding).
Average Lung Compliance for a tidal volume in L/cm H20 (Avg Volume = .5 and change in Pressure= 2.5)
units for measurement of transpulmonary pressure
Which gas is the first to be affected by a diffusion limited disorder?
T/F: During inspiration, the transpleural pressure difference becomes greater and allows for expansion of the lungs and alveoli.
Which component of Fick's Law can be manipulated in the clincial setting?
Is the airflow in the respiratory or alveolar airways laminar or turbulent?
Volume of air that can be exhaled after normal expiration (=total lung capacity - residual volume)
most important muscle for inspiration
2 main forces that must be overcome during breathing?
Volume of exhaled air with every breath is known as ____ volume.
Essential muscle in creating differences in transpleural pressure
On average, how much time does an RBC spend in the respiratory airways (sec)?
Volume of air remaining in the lungs after a normal expiration

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