The Respiratory System

What is the function of the human respiratory system?

Please give the function of each of the following structures:

nose -

pharynx -

trachea -

larynx -

bronchi -

alveoli -

diaphragm -

epiglottis -

Please label the following diagram from page 957 in your text:

Please label the following alveolar capillary complex (see page 958 in text):

Describe the exchange of gas that occurs in the alveoli.

What muscles are responsible for breathing action?

Describe how breathing rate is controlled by writing a paragraph with a minimum of 5 sentences: