Applied Science- Human ventiliation system

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Ribs and sternum during inhalation...
Raised by contraction of external muscles
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Ribs and sternum during exhalation...
Lowered by gravity and contraction of intercostal muscles
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Diaphagm during inhalation...
Pulled down by contraction of muscle fibres in diaphagm (flat)
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Diaphagm during exhalation...
Moves up due to contraction of abdominal wall muscle, elastic recoil, or resitance offered by gut (dome shape)
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Volume of thorax during inhalation...
Increases
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Volume of thorax during exhalation...
Decreases
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Air pressure inside throax during inhalation...
Decreases
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Air pressure inside thorax during exhalation...
Increases
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Air movement during inhalation...
From the atmosphere to the lung air space
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Air movement during exhalation...
From the lung air space into the atmosphere
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Lowered by gravity and contraction of intercostal muscles

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Ribs and sternum during exhalation...

Card 3

Front

Pulled down by contraction of muscle fibres in diaphagm (flat)

Back

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Card 4

Front

Moves up due to contraction of abdominal wall muscle, elastic recoil, or resitance offered by gut (dome shape)

Back

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Card 5

Front

Increases

Back

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