Essays Tagged: "nasal cavity"

Respiratory Function / Dysfunction

er airway. The upper airway works to move air to the lower airway. The upper airway consists of the nasal cavity (nose), air is drawn through the nostrils into the body, where it is warmed and moisten ... air is drawn through the nostrils into the body, where it is warmed and moistened. The walls of the nasal cavity have a carpet of tiny hair-like bristles called Cilia, that sweep debris and mucus upwa ...

(9 pages) 110 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Respiratory Function / Dysfunction

er airway. The upper airway works to move air to the lower airway. The upper airway consists of the nasal cavity (nose), air is drawn through the nostrils into the body, where it is warmed and moisten ... air is drawn through the nostrils into the body, where it is warmed and moistened. The walls of the nasal cavity have a carpet of tiny hair-like bristles called Cilia, that sweep debris and mucus upwa ...

(9 pages) 132 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Childhood Asthma

use of chronic disease, and school absenteeism.In people with asthma, the airways that run from the nasal cavity to the lungs are sensitive. Asthma is the response of these airways to a "trigger" such ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.1 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Common Cold or Rhinitis

ssed yearly here in the U.S. mainly due to acute viral rhinitis.Rhinitis is the inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes. It is caused by viruses that attack the upper respiratory tract, including t ... the time indoors and in close contact with other people; have an allergic reaction that affects the nasal cavity ;or have psychological stress which weakens the immune system. Both children and adults ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Untitled

Nose- external nares- nostrils divided by nasal septum- internal nares- opening to nasopharynx- hard palate- separates oral/nasal cavities- so ... to nasopharynx- hard palate- separates oral/nasal cavities- soft palate- posterior to hard palate- nasal conchae- projections of nasal cavity that cause turbulence in airflow- effects on humidity tem ... ngth, width, and tension Volume- force of air Aomplification and resonance within pharynx, oral and nasal cavities and sinuses Words- formed by tongue, lips, and cheeks Trachea- windpipe is tough flex ...

(2 pages) 705 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Describe, compare, and contrast the pathway of air in amphibians, Birds, Fish, and Humans.

ficient than another? Gills/Lungs?HumansIn humans air travels into the mouth, or nose, and into the nasal cavity, followed by pharynx. The pharynx is where food and air cross paths. The pharynx increa ... ment when it comes to its respiratory system.BirdsAir travels though the nares (nostrils), into the nasal cavity, though the larynx and into the trachea. Air than arrives at the syrinx, which is the p ...

(5 pages) 5272 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology