Respiratory System


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Respiratory System
1011302 Respiratory SystemObjective A To define respiration. All cells require a continuous supply of oxygen (O2) and must continuously eliminate a metabolic waste product, carbon dioxide (CO2). On the macroscopic level, the term respiration simply means ventilation, or "breathing." On the cellular level, it refers to the processes by which cells use O2, produce CO2
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The late Kent M. Van de Graaff; R. Ward Rhees; Sidney L. Palmer: Schaum's Outline of Human Anatomy and Physiology, Fourth Edition. Respiratory System, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export