Tag: Accessory muscles of respiration

Respiration and Respiratory Diaphragm

Respiration and Respiratory Diaphragm

Respiration and Respiratory Diaphragm Respiration Serous fluid adhesion between visceral and parietal pleura links volume of lungs with movements of diaphragm and thoracic wall and facilitates respiration Inspiration increases volume of thoracic cavity and lungs to create a negative intrathoracic pressurethat draws air into lungs Quiet inspiration Involves contraction of diaphragm, pulling it downward to […]

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