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Regulation of ventilation rate The rate at which someone breathes is the ventilation rate.

TIDAL VOLUME: the volume of air we breathe in and out at each breadth.

VITAL CAPACITY: the maximum volume of air we can inhale and exhale.

MINUTE VENTILATION: the volume of air taken into the lungs…

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Exhalation is caused by the elastic recoil of the lungs and by gravity helping to lower the ribs. Not all air leaves, the residual air mixes
with the inhaled air with each breath.

The most important stimulus controlling the breathing rate and depth of breathing is the concentration of dissolved…


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