Toxicology. The Respiratory system. Direct target of toxicity from exposure to many airborne chemicals. Provides an early warning detection system. Provides an exposure pathway for systemic exposure to many toxicants. Is an important organ system for many xenobiotic biotransformation.
The Respiratory system
Inhalation of aerosolized toxin chemicals.
opening of sodium channels
release of neurotransmitters
autonomic nerve ending
airway smooth muscles
contractionMechanism action of aerosolized toxins