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classification of respiratory epithelium
derived from monocytes reside within the alveolar space.
short thick hairs in the nasal cavity responsible for filtering air
serves as a conduit for air as well as organ of phonation
generates electrical impulses of the heart
medial wall of the respiratory segment in the nose
true or false: the tunica media of elastic arteries contian Collagen type 2 for strength
pauses in breathing
Single epithelial cell forms wall. closed wall.Sealed with occluding junction at edges
vessels that collect blood from the capillary bed and return it to the heart
the irreversible loss of pulmonary elasticity due to increased elastase activity brought about by chronic infections or alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency.
these type of arteries have more muscle cells in tunica media than elastic cells
warming, moistening, and removal of particulate materials is known as ?
small blood vessel providing direct artery-vein connection and bypassing capillaries
these type of arteries have a prominent internal elastic membrane
true or fale: veins have a smaller lumen than arteries.
which cells are the progenitor cells for type 1 alveolar cells
smallest arteries
involve leakage of blood past the Tunica intimaand into the spaces separating the layers of the wall. Blood forced in under maximum pressure dissects the layers apart.
layer of mesothelial cells on outer layer of heart and underlying connective tissue
arteries are classified based on which arterial wall layer
smallest conducting bronchioles
layer within the tracheal wall that consists of ciliated pseudostratified epithelium and an elastic, fiber rich lamina propria
Surfactant deficiency in some premature infants is a cause of
how many layers of smooth muscle cells do arterioles have?
Network of Autonomic Nerves located in tunica adventitia
outermost blood vessel layer. merges with underlying CT layer.
type 2 alveolar cells secrete
Irregular lumen and incomplete basal lamina. Endothelial cells are separated by large gaps
layer within the tracheal wall that consists of slight denser CT than lamina propria
type 1 alveolar cells are connected via
large arteries such as pulmonary artery and aorta are classified as?
which cells in the tunica media cells secrete elastin, collagen (30% Type I and 70% Type III) and proteoglycans.
conveys blood from heart to lungs and vice versa
two folds of mucosa that extend into the lumen of the larynx
smooth muscle of trachea
true or false: the tunica intima has its own basal lamina.
this substance serves to moisten air and prevents dehydration of nasal epithelium
innermost layer of a vessel
conveys fluids from tissues to blood
name the distinguishing features of veins vs arteries
branched tubuloaveolar serous glands that deliver proteinaceous secretions via ducts onto the olfactory surface
main nerve supply to nose
these cells secrete mucinogen
converts angiotensin I to angiotensin II to increase blood pressure
the classification of type 2 alveolar cells
classification of the epithelium of small bronchioles
clara cells secrete which protein
bronchial arteries are branches of which main artery?
major component of venous walls
layer within the tracheal wall that consists of c-shaped hyaline cartilage rings
a protein secreted by the liver that inhibits serine proteinases such as elastase released by macrophages.
layer within bronchus that is not present in trachea
how are small arteries and arterioles distinguished
which type of arteries have the highest pressures?
capillaries with small channels within its wall
opening of the larynx
primary function of these cells is to exchange of O2and CO2between the airspace and blood.
purkinje fibers are located where within endocardium
Chronic respiratory infections caused by poor mucociliary clearance due to immotile cilia (absent dynein arms)
inner layer of endothelium, and subendothelial CT, middle layer of smooth muscle cells and CT, subendocardial layer
smooth muscle tissue at arterial end of capillary which controls flow of blood to tissues
sites of gas exchange in lungs
principle extracellular component of the tunica adventitia of muscular arteries
non cilated cells that have a characteristic dome shaped apical surface. They secrete a surface active agent that prevents luminal adhesion
tissue between alvelolar air spaces is
true or false: olfactory cells are bipolar neurons that contain specialized cilia
ciliated cells form a functional structure the moves trapped particles from lungs
condition caused by the accumulation of fibrofatty intimal plaques
caused by obstruction of the upper airway. It is characterized by repetitive pauses in breathing during sleep, despite the effort to breathe, and is usually associated with a reduc
blood vessels that deliver blood to capillaries
where do the lesions in artherosclerotic vessels develop?
recesses located above vocal cords
diameter of capillary (in micrometers)
this portion of the respiratory system consist of airways that lead to sites of respiration within lung
connects the nasal and oral cavities to the larynx
protein hormone of the heart that acts to inhibit renin secretion and aldosterone secretion. Also vasodialates, relaxing smooth muscle cells.
this protein hormone is a clinical marker for congestive heart failure
layer of heart consisting of cardiac muscle
the middle layer of a blood vessel. consists primarily of circumferentially arrange smooth muscle cells.
used to clinically decrease blood pressure.
system of vessels contained in the tunica adventitia . Supplies blood to vessels.
ventricular folds are also known as
portion of the respiratory system where gas exchange occurs
specific phospholipid within surfactant, that accounts for most of the surface tension reducing properties
classification of olfactory epithelium
largest lymphatic vessel
a sustained diastolic pressure about 90 mm Hg or sustained systolic pressure above 140 mm Hg
enzyme at the surface of alveolar endothelial cells activates angiotensin (arteriole vasoconstrictor), thus increasing blood pressure.
in this lower conducting airway Cartilage plates are absent and replaced with smooth muscle.
layer within the tracheal wall that consists of CT that binds trachea to adjacent structures
shelflike bony projections that increase surface area within nasal septum as well increase turbulence of airflow for better conditioning
stimulates arteriole vasoconstriction causing an increase in blood pressure.
stem cells in respiratory and olfactory epithelium
located at the dome of the nasal cavity and contains specialized olfactory mucosa
true or false: veins have thinner walls than their arterial counterparts.
most numerous cells in the olfactory epithelium
true or false: Surfactant prevents alveolus collapse upon exhalation by increasing surface tension
which type of artery contains elastic lamella in its tunica media
conveys blood from heart to other tissues of the body and vice versa
skeletal muscle within vocal cords
communicates anteriorly with the external environment. lined with stratified squamous. It entraps large particles before entering air stream. Also contains sebaceous glands.
converts angiotensinogensecreted by the liver to angiotensinI
site of gas, nutrient and waste transfer
what is the maximum number of layers of smooth muscle cells do small arteries have?
nostrils aka_____
disorder characterized by Thick mucous. Chronic respiratory infections
true or false: type I alveolar cells are able to replicate.
decrease in blood pressure monitored by the kidneys results in the release of which enzyme?
the classification of type 1 alveolar cells

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