Gross Anatomy of the Airway and Lungs: Conducting & Respiratory Zones


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Which of these structures is not a part of the respiratory system?

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1. Which of the following is part of the lower respiratory system?

2. What is the difference between the conducting zone and the respiratory zone?

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Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Structures comprising the respiratory system
  • The part that the lower respiratory system includes
  • Identifying the parts of the respiratory membrane
  • Part providing support for the trachea

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as upper and lower respiratory systems
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related gross anatomy of the airway and lungs lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the respiratory system

Additional Learning

To learn more about the parts and purpose of the respiratory system, review the corresponding lesson on Gross Anatomy of the Airway and Lungs: Conducting & Respiratory Zones. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define what the respiratory system is and what it includes
  • Appreciate what comprises the upper and lower respiratory system
  • Know how to divide the respiratory system by function
  • Understand the difference between the conducting zone and respiratory zone
  • Learn the process of respiration