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2. what is residual volume

  • the process of air entering the lungs
  • the volume remaining after maximum exhalation
  • the gas that does not enter the lungs
  • the volume of moist air

3. what is inspiritopry and expiritory reserve volumes

  • breaths per minute
  • mean tidal volume
  • the additional volume that can be inhaled/exhaled after inhalation/exhalation of the tidal volumes
  • the amount of gas in the lungs at any given time

4. what is the tidal volume

  • amount of air inhaled/exhaled per breath
  • the amount of air inhaled per breath
  • gas exchange
  • surface area

5. why are the alveoli walls one cell thick

  • to provide a thin permable surface area for gas exchange
  • to provide a large surface area to volume ratio
  • to keep the area moist
  • the allow more air in it

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