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2. why are the alveoli walls one cell thick

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

3. what is the tidal volume

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

4. what is Vital Capacity

  • Maximum volume of gas exchanged after lungs have been filled to maximum capacity
  • breathing in and out
  • the important capacity of the lungs
  • how far the lungs increase by during inspiration

5. what is the best clinical indicator of breathing

  • tidal volume
  • vital capacity
  • residual volume
  • inspiritory and expirotry reserve volumes

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