Respiration and gas exchange

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What does respiration mean?
The action of breathing.
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What does gas exchange mean?
oxygen and carbon dioxide move in opposite directions across an organism's respiratory membranes
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What is the equation of respiration?
glucose+oxygen -} carbon dioxide + water +energy
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Which 2 organs of the body use glucose as fuel?
1. The heart 2. The brain
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When we breathe in air, it enters the lungs down the ___(i)___, which branches into the right and left ___(ii)___. Each ___(iii)___ then divides further into ___(iv)___. After about 20 branchings, you reach the ___(v)___.
(i) trachea; (ii) bronchi; (iii) bronchus; (iv) bronchioles; (v) alveoli.
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What does gas exchange mean?

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oxygen and carbon dioxide move in opposite directions across an organism's respiratory membranes

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What is the equation of respiration?

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Which 2 organs of the body use glucose as fuel?

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When we breathe in air, it enters the lungs down the ___(i)___, which branches into the right and left ___(ii)___. Each ___(iii)___ then divides further into ___(iv)___. After about 20 branchings, you reach the ___(v)___.

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