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Mastering Healthcare Terminology

Medicine

Quiz 11 :

Respiratory System

Quiz 11 :

Respiratory System

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Internal respiration is the exchange of gases between the environment and the lungs.
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The visceral pleura is the side closest to the lungs.
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The term for the throat is the pharynx.
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The sense of smell is termed olfaction.
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Oxygen deficiency is suspected in both clubbing and cyanosis.
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There are three lobes in the right lung.
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Another term for nostrils is nares.
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The sections of the lungs are called lobes.
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The carina is the area where the left and right bronchi divide.
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The voice box is the larynx.
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The combining form for the sections of the lungs is sept/o.
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The term for the windpipe is the larynx.
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The muscle between the thoracic and abdominal cavities is the diaphragm.
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The microscopic ducts capped by air sacs are bronchioles.
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The muscles between the ribs are the intracostal muscles.
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Adenoids is another term for the pharyngeal tonsils.
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A term for the process of breathing out is respiration.
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The substance that coats each alveolus is termed surfactant.
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The double-folded membrane surrounding the lungs is the mediastinum.
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The epiglottis is a flap of cartilage that closes access to the larynx.
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