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What is the function of the internal structures of the external portion of the nose?
-warming, moistening, filtering incoming air
-detecting olfactory stimuli
-modifying speech vibrations
These two openings allow the internal and external nose to communicate with the pharynx.
nares -- also called choanae.
When air enters the nostrils, it first passes through this area -- which is lined by coarse hairs that serve to filter.
These serve to increase surface area as well as prevent dehydration in the nose.
These kind of cells warm the air in the olfactory epithelium.
pseudostratified ciliated columnar; goblet cells; capillaries
The upper respiratory is the site of:
a sinus infection
The lower respiratory is the site of:
lung infection
The veins of the nasal cavity drain into which veins?
sphenopalatine vein
facial vein
opthalmic vein
What nervers are associated with the nasal supply to the nasal cavity?
olfactory (I)
trigeminal nerve