the general requirements for a respiratory surface and
list the variety of respiratory organs that have adapted
to meet them.
how air entering the human respiratory system is
filtered, warmed, and moistened
human respiratory system, describe the movement of air
through air passageways to the alveolus, listing the
structures that air must pass through on its journey.
the structure and function of the alveoli
how inhaling and exhaling air is accomplished by the
Distinguish between tidal volume, vital capacity, and
partial pressure and explain how it influences diffusion
across respiratory surfaces.
why oxygen diffuses from alveolar air spaces, through
interstitial fluid and across capillary epithelium.
Then explain why CO2 diffuses in the reverse direction.
why oxygen diffuses from the bloodstream into the
tissues far from the lungs. Then explain why carbon
dioxide diffuses into the bloodstream from
Hb-oxygen dissociation curve, explain the significance
of its shape, and explain how the affinity of hemoglobin
for oxygen changes with oxygen concentration.
the dissociation curves for adult hemoglobin, fetal
hemoglobin and myoglobin.
how carbon dioxide is picked up at the tissues and
deposited in the lungs.
what happens to carbon dioxide when it dissolves in
water under conditions normally present in the human
the role played by the enzyme involved in carbon dioxide
hypoxia and describe conditions that may cause it
Distinguish bronchitis from emphysema. Then explain how
lung cancer differs from emphysema.
the effects of smoking on the health of the human body.
allergy and asthma
the cause and effects of allergies
the cause and effect of asthma
of gas exchange notes
respiratory system notes
Diffusion of gasses notes
Transport of CO2 and O2 notes
of altitude notes
of smoking notes
Histology of a smokers lung lab
and allergy notes
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