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Respiratory System

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Respiratory System
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1.  The vagus and glossopharyngeal nerves carry afferent signals from peripheral chemoreceptors to a chemosensitive area in
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2.  What is the basic distinction between an alveolar duct and an alveolar atrium?
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3.  The blood transports more CO2 in the form of ____ than any other form
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4.  Which two ligaments extend from the thyroid cartilage to the arytenoid cartilages?
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5.  Nitrogen bubbles can form in the blood and other tissues when a scuba diver ascneds too rapidly, producing a syndrome called
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6.  Which of the following is not a function of the respiratory system?
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7.  A gangrenous diabetic ulcer can be treated with which of the following?
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8.  Polio can sometimes damage the brainstem respiratory centers and result in
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9.  Deep, rapid breathing often seen in terminal diabetes mellitus is known as what?
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10.  In a healthy person, which of the following will have the greatest influence on a resistance to the pulmonary airflow?
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11.  The amount of air in excess of tidal volume that can be inhaled with maximum effort is called
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12.  The upper repiratory tract extends
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13.  In____, the lungs are infected with Myocobacterium and produce fibrous nodules around the bacteria, leading to progressive pulmonary fibrosis
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14.  Which of the following cartilages is largest?
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15.  Which of the following is the term for a deficiency of oxygen or the inablility to utilize oxygen in a tissue?
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16.  During exercise, which of the following directly increases respiratory rate?
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17.  The addition of CO2 to the blood generates___ions in the RBCs, which in turn stimulates RBCs to unload more oxygen.
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18.  Congestive heart failure results in which of the following?
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19.  Which of the following enzymes in an RBC breaks H2CO3 down to water and carbon dioxide?
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20.  Normally the systemic arterial blood has a Po2 of_____ mm Hg, a pco2 of ___mm Hg, and a pH of ___
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21.  Which of the following does not have cilia
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22.  One benefit from air passing by the turbinates is
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23.  A lung disease marked by abnormally few but large alveoli is
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24.  Blood banks dispose of blood that as low levels of bisphosphoglycerate What would be the probable reason for doing so?
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25.  Vital capacity consist of
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26.  Which has the highest concentration in the air we breathe?
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27.  Which of these is most likely to result from contact between contaminated fingers and the nasal mucosa
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28.  Which of the following would lead to anemic hypoxia?
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29.  Tom is in respiratory arrest due to an electrical shock. why does a good Samaritan have up to 4 or 5 minutes to begin CPR and save Tom's life?
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30.  Which of the following would slow down gas exchange between the blood and alveolar air?
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31.  In one passage through a bed of systemic blood capillaries, the blood gives up about what percentage of its oxygen?
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32.  Each alveolus is surrounded by a basket of blood capillaries supplied by
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33.  Among its other purposes, the Valsalva maneuver is used
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34.  Which of the following has no effect on oxyhemoglobin dissociation
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35.  The Valsalva maneuver can assist in diagnosing a hernia by
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36.  Scuba divers breathe a nitrogen-oxygen mixture rather than a pure compressed oxygen in order to avoid
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37.  Mucus plays an important role in cleansing inhaled air. it is produced by ___ of the respiratory tract.
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38.  Each hemoglobin molecule can transport up to_____ oxygen molecules
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39.  Crude sounds are formed into intelligible speech by all the following except
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40.  ____states that the total pressure of a gas mixture is equal to the sum of the partial pressure of its individual gases
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41.  ___ is a lung disease marked by a reduced number of cilia, reduced motility of the remaining cilia, goblet cell hypertrophy and hypersecretion, and thick sputum.
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42.  Which malignancy originates in teh lamina propria of the bronchi?
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43.  Carbon dioxide is transported by all the following means except
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44.  The most numerous cells in the lungs are called
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