Lab Respiratory

Objectives:

  • Describe the changes in the type of epithelium throughout the respiratory system
  • Explain how the structure of different segments of the respiratory airways reflect the functional roles that these airways play in air movement and gas exchange
  • Distinguish the trachea, bronchi, terminal bronchioles, bronchioles, alveolar ducts, alveolar sacs, and alveoli based on key structural features
  • Identify the different types of pneumocytes and their functions
  • Recognize key pathological conditions associated with the respiratory tract

Virtual Microscopy

 

 

Resources:

Univ Iowa Med School (link): Virtual Microscopy with available annotations

Yale histology (link)