Understanding Nasal Physiology

August 6, 2017

Understanding the nose’s physiology requires an in-depth analysis of its functions. The nose works as the only means of bringing warm humidified air into the lungs. It is the first organ for filtering out particles in the inspired air, and it also serves to produce first-line immunologic protection by drawing inspired by contact with mucus-coasted membranes that contain immunoglobulin. An (IgA). Inspired air is carried high into the nasal cavity…

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