Part A

Match the terms in column A with the descriptions in column B. Place the letter of your choice in the space provided. Column A Column B

a.

alveolus

_ 1.

potential space between visceral and parietal pleurae

b. c.

cricoid cartilage epiglottis

_ 2.

most inferior portion of larynx

d.

glottis

_ 3.

serves as resonant chamber and reduces weight of skull

f.

lung nasal concha

_ 4.

microscopic air sacs for gas exchange

g.

pharynx

_ 5.

consists of large lobes

h.

pleural cavity

_ 6.

opening between vocal cords

i.

sinus (paranasal sinus)

j.

vocal cord (true)

_ 7.

fold of mucous membrane containing elastic fibers responsible for

sounds sounds

_ 8. increases surface area of nasal mucous membrane

_ 9. passageway for air and food

_ 10. partially covers opening of larynx during swallowing

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

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