Semper Phone

Effortless
LEARNING

  • Improve effortlessly – just by living your life
  • Learn while waiting for your apps to load
  • Recommended by 5 universities
  • Community of over 1,000,000 learners
  • 50,000+ expert-made packs, or create your own
"One of the best learning apps" - CNET
  • Apple Play Store
  • Install Semper from the Play Store
Bio 116

Bio 116

Last update 

Items (22)

  • These vessels are important in exchange of substances between blood and the interstitial fluids

    Capillaries

  • The PRIMARY route for substances entering or leaving a continuous capillary is

    diffusion and pinocytosis

  • The factor that has the greatest effect on vascular resistance is

    diameter of blood vessels

  • The two major factors affecting blood flow rates are

    pressure and resistance

  • The force that pushes water molecules out of a solution

    hydrostatic pressure

  • Primary bronchi supply air to the

    lungs

  • The serous membrane in contact with the lung is the

    visceral pleura

  • Identify the physical principle that allows for pulmonary ventilation

    Boyle's law

  • Prevent backflow of blood intone capillary network ; keeps blood flowing one direction

    valves

  • The difference between systolic pressure and diastolic pressure

    pulse pressure

  • Produced by the adrenal gland; responds to "fight or flight" situations

    Epinephrine

  • Produced by the adrenal gland ; responds to low sodium ion levels and high potassium ion levels

    Aldosterone

  • Region shared by the digestive and respiratory systems

    Pharynx

  • Lies posterior to the internal nares and superior to the soft palate;contains the pharyngeal tonsil

    Nasopharynx

  • Lies between the hyoid bone to the superior portion of the esophagus

    Laryngopharynx

  • Ring of lymphatic tissue at the back of the mouth

    Tonsils

  • Flap of shoe-horn shaped cartilage that folds down over and protects the opening of the larynx

    Epiglottis

  • Short passageway from the pharynx to the rest of the respiratory canal ; sound production occurs here

    Larynx

  • The laryngeal cartilages include

    Thyroid cartilage,cricoid cartilage,epiglottis

  • Windpipe;open tube located anterior to the esophagus

    Trachea

  • Respiratory bronchioles divide into

    Alveolar ducts

  • The functional unit of the lung

    Alveoli