Procedure A Respiratory Organs

1. Review a textbook section on organs of the respiratory system.

2. As a review activity, label figures 52.1, 52.2, 52.3, and 52.4.

3. Examine the sagittal section of the human skull, and locate the following features:

nose nostrils (external nares) nasal cavity nasal septum nasal conchae superior meatus middle meatus inferior meatus sinuses maxillary sinus frontal sinus ethmoidal sinus sphenoidal sinus

4. Observe the larynx model, the thoracic organs model, and the human torso. Locate the features listed in step 3. Also locate the following:


Where Your Epiglottis

larynx (palpate your own larynx) vocal cords false vocal cords true vocal cords thyroid cartilage ("Adam's apple") cricoid cartilage epiglottis epiglottic cartilage arytenoid cartilages corniculate cartilages cuneiform cartilages glottis trachea (palpate your own trachea) bronchi primary bronchi secondary bronchi lung hilus lobes superior lobe middle lobe (right only) inferior lobe lobules visceral pleura parietal pleura pleural cavity 5. Complete Part A of Laboratory Report 52.

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

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