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Exchange of gases in the lungs:
L.O: To be able to identify adaptations to make
gas exchange as efficient as possible
What are your alveoli?…read more

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The breathing system:
·We need a constant supply of oxygen for cellular
·Breathing brings Oxygen in and Carbon dioxide out
Thorax…read more

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Adaptations for gas exchange:
Very thin walls
lets diffusion
Moist to take place
surface to over a short
allow gases distance as
to dissolve possible
Rich blood
supply Spherical
maintains a shape
concentratio increases the
n gradient surface area…read more


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