UBC ANATOMY LABS

UPPER AIRWAYS - MEDD 412 LAB

Objectives

  • Describe the positions of upper parts of the airway in the head and their relationship to the oral cavity and pharynx.
  • Describe how valve mechanisms separate the digestive and respiratory systems when eating, drinking and swallowing.
  • Explore the anatomy of the oral cavity, nasal cavity, soft palate and larynx.
  • Apply the anatomy of the upper airway to breathing, swallowing and sound production.

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