Assignment brief The Respiratory System Copy

Outcome 6: Be able to have knowledge of the respiratory system

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Respiratory system assignment brief- (ALL THIS CRITERIA IS COVERED IN THE WORKSHEET ABOVE)

You are required to explain the following systems:

1. Label & explain the role of the structures of the respiratory system:

Nose, nasal cavity, mucous membranes, nasopharynx, unfurnished, epiglottis, larynx, trachea, lungs, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleural membrane, intercostal muscles, diaphragm muscle, pulmonary circulation, brain (pons varolii, medulla oblongata), chemoreceptors.

2. Explain the Lung functions: Ventilation, inspiration, expiration, respiration, gaseous exchange.

3. Explain the process of Gaseous exchange: Internal respiration, external respiration, blood supply, transport, diffusion of oxygen and carbon dioxide.

You can add images, but please do not copy and paste information. Use your own words to expand on the topics. It is good practice to include a bibliography, at the end of your assignment, to state which resources you used during the research for your assignment. Please submit this assignment to [email protected] along with your full name and assignment title.