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This activity contains 20 questions.
The exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide that takes place in the lungs is referred to as:
Which part of the respiratory system is also used for the digestive system?
What muscular structure is located between the pharynx and the trachea?
The larynx has several plates of cartilage held together with ligaments and muscles. What is another name for the thyroid cartilage?
The central region of the chest cavity, between the lungs, is the:
The medical term meaning "not breathing" is:
Using the fingertips to tap on the chest in order to determine the condition of the lungs is called:
The condition in which the alveoli in a portion of the lungs collapse is:
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Surgical puncture of the chest wall for the removal of fluids is called:
One of the tests to determine if a patient has been exposed to TB is:
The air that remains in the lungs after a forceful exhalation is called:
Expiratory reserve volume
Functional residual capacity
What is the name for the small hairs that filter out particles of dirt that enter the nostrils?
What small flap of cartilaginous tissue covers the larynx and trachea during eating?
This sound is caused by spasms of the bronchial tubes and is also called wheezing.
What disease is caused by the inhalation of environmental particles that become toxic?
This procedure treats cystic fibrosis by using gravity to increase drainage of secretions from the lungs.
The medical term for a runny nose is:
A medication to improve the ability to cough up mucus from the respiratory tract is:
Which of the following abbreviations is a blood test?
An infection commonly known as whooping cough is:
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