Respiration and Gas Exchange

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What is the equation for respiration?
Glucose + oxygen = Carbon Dioxide + Water
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What is anaerobic respiration?
Respiration without or with limited supplies of oxygen
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what is the equation for anaerobic respiration?
Glucose = Lactic acid +(energy)
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What's aerobic respiration?
Respiration with oxygen.
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Why do plants respire?
Their cells need energy to stay alive but can only photosynthesize when in light.
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What is photosynthesis?
A chemical process which happens in the chloroplasts in plants.
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Equation for photosynthesis
carbon dioxide + water = glucose + oxygen
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What is gaseous exchange?
the delivery of oxygen from the lungs to the bloodstream
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where does gaseous exchange occur?
In coiled structures called alveoli in the lungs
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what is ventilation?
the movement of air into and out of the lungs
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