Quiz - Physiology of the nose

Here is your next quiz. Most of the answers are within the text of the tutorial but not all of them. You will have to do a little reading to get all of the answers.


1 . Write a short description of mucociliary clearance and its purpose.


2 . Does cranial nerve 1 (the olfactory nerve) enter the nose?


3 . Label the parts of this diagram.

4 . What is stasis?


5 . What is the function of the sinuses? 


6 . Where might disease from the sinuses spread?


7 . What is the nasolacrimal duct?

8 . What is the middle meatus?

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