Anatomy and Physiology
Quiz 35: Respiratory Tract
The More Common Name for the Pharynx Is The
The more common name for the pharynx is the: A) throat. B) windpipe. C) voice box. D) nasal cavity.
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The structures that deflect air as it passes through the nose are called: A) choanae. B) paranasal sinuses. C) conchae. D) vibrissae.
The function of the vibrissae in the vestibule is to: A) provide a large, mucus-covered surface area over which air must pass before reaching the pharynx. B) provide an initial "filter" to screen particulate matter from air that is entering the system. C) produce copious quantities of mucus. D) serve as resonating chambers for speech.
The anatomical division of the pharynx that is located behind the mouth from the soft palate above to the level of the hyoid bone below is called the: A) nasopharynx. B) oropharynx. C) laryngopharynx. D) sphenopharynx.
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