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15 Cards in this Set

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hair follicles of the nose; function is to filter out the junk breathed in
slightly dilated area of the nose where air passes through
pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium
respiratory epithelium
function is to warm, filter, and humidify inspired air
air filled cavities in the skull that communicate witht he nasal cavity; lighten skull
paranasal sinuses
What are the four paranasal sinuses?
maxillary, frintal, ethmoid, sphenoid
What id the area that contain receptors for the sense of smell?
olfactory region
What is another name for the laryngopharynx?
Where does the karyngopharyngeal musculature receive its motor innervation from?
9th and 10th cranial nerves; glossopharyngeal and vagus
What is another name for the pharyngeal reflex?
gag reflex
What is the name for the space between the true vocal cords?
rima glottis of glottis
How many mL of secretions are produced by the submucosal glands each day?
about 100 mL
What are some factors that slow down the mucociliary rate?
smoking, dehydration, ppv, endotracheal suctioning, high inspired oxygen concentrations, hypoxia, atmospheric pollutants, genereal anesthetics, parasympatholytics
What cells play an important role in the immunologic
mast cells
What is another name for antibodies?