Gas exchange in the alveoli

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Gas exchange in the alveoli
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There is (more / less / the same amount of) oxygen in inhaled air than in exhaled air
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2 of 11
Why is this?
Oxygen being used up by the cells so it can be used for respiration
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There is (more / less / the same amount of) nitrogen in inhaled air than in exhaled air
The same amount of
4 of 11
Why is this?
Nitrogen that we breathe in is not used by the body in respiration or gas exchange
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There is (more / less / the same amount of) carbon dioxide in inhaled air than in exhaled air
Less
6 of 11
Why is this?
Carbon dioxide is released by the cells in respiration
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There is (more / less / the same amount of) water vapour in inhaled air than in exhaled air
Less
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Why is this?
Water is produced by respiration
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What is the temperature of exhaled air?
37 degrees Celsius
10 of 11
Why is this?
It is core body temperature
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