Homework 10: Respiratory
Type of Paper: Question-Answer
Academic Level: Undergrad. (yrs 3-4)
Paper Format: APA
Pages: 1 Words: 275
Human Anatomy & Physiology
the diaphragm and rib muscles contract.
From which structures do oxygen molecules move from the lungs to the blood?
TermWhich statement is correct?
In the blood, oxygen is bound to hemoglobin, a protein found in red blood cells
After blood becomes oxygenated,
it returns to the heart, and is then pumped to body cells.
is a protein that can bind four molecules of oxygen.
Which of the following descriptions accurately describes Boyle’s law?
The pressure of gas in your lungs is inversely proportional to the volume in your lungs.
Which muscles, when contracted, would increase the volume of air in the thoracic cavity?
diaphragm and external intercostals
Which pressure is the result of the natural tendency of the lungs to decrease their size (because of elasticity) and the opposing tendency of the thoracic wall to pull outward and enlarge the lungs?
During an allergic reaction, which of the following would aid respiration?
If the transpulmonary pressure equals zero, what will happen to the lung?
lungs will collapse