Respiratory System Assessment
1. List and describe at least three types of breathing and tell where each occurs.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2. What is “dead space” in the respiratory system?
 
 
 
 
 

3. What are alveoli and what function do they serve?
 
 
 
 
 
 

4. Why is the nose important when we also have a mouth?
 
 
 
 
 
 

5. What is Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressures?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

6. What is the main function of the following structures of the respiratory system?

larynx-
 

trachae-
 

alveoli-
 

epiglottis-
 


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