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involves the movement of air into and out of the lungs
pulmonary ventilation
involves the exchange of gases between the air in the lungs and the blood and the cells
Gas transport
involves the use of oxygen in the catabolism of enerty-yielding substances for the production of energy.
Cellular respiration
airway efficiency is determined by the following
shape, size
ciliated mucus lining
thickness of secretions
pressure gradients
traction on the walls
absence of foreign substances
The gelatinous mucus is produced by what cells
secretion of a watery fluid through ducts deading the the surface of the cilated epithelium is from where.
bronchial glands
the process of moving mucus along the tracheobronchial tree is called
acetylocholine results in what
epinephrine and norepinephrine secreted by the adrenal medulla results in