Exercise 1: Anatomy of the Respiratory System
What are the two functions of the larynx? Larynx is a cartilaginous and a muscular structure while holds vocal cords together. It is used by human beings to talk, swallow and breathe. It is lined by the mucous membrane hence forming part of the respiratory system. Larynx protects the airways by closing quickly after mechanical simulation hence stopping respiratory and curbing the entry of foreign substances into the airways. The larynx also produces sound, controls ventilation and acts as a sensory organ.
Where does gas exchange take place in the lungs?
Gaseous exchange occurs in the lungs and for it to take place; there is the need for a place where ...