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Chapter 16 Vocab

result of movement of air from pressure differences between ends of airways
refers to tendency of structure to return to its initial size after being distended
relay info on changes in pH of brain IF & CSF as well as blood Po2, pH and Pco2
defined as change in lung volume per change in transpulmonary pressure
for efficient gas exchange, ventilation and perfusion need to be .
alveolar pressure greater than atmospheric, air flows out
protein that allows lungs to be very elastic
causes hyperventilation and too much HCO3- or inadequate nonvolatile acids
method of exchange of O2 and CO2 between alveolar air and pulmonary blood
alveolar pressure less than atmospheric, air flows in
detergent-like substance that reduces cohesive forces between water molecules on alveolar surface
sheet of skeletal muscle that extends across the bottom of the thoracic cavity
respiratory centers in the help in the regulation of breathing
causes hypoventilation and excessive production of nonvolatile acids or loss of HCO3-