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(Science: anatomy) The vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the true vocal cords (plica) vocalis) and the opening between them (rima glottidis).

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respiratory system questions.please help

... nasal cavity? 18 after physical exercise, blood concentration of oxygen and carbon dioxide changes (what happened? 19: location and function of glottis? 20: what are the organs located in Upper respiratory tract 21 what are the organs located in the Lower respiratory tract 22 abbreviation of ...

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by undertaker
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:22 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: respiratory system questions.please help
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What is the hiccups?

... a better candidate is the CPG used by tadpoles for gill ventilation. The unique feature of hiccups is a big inspiratory effort while closing the glottis, which completely blocks air from being inspired. Halfway through its development a tadpole has both lungs that breathe air and gills for breathing ...

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by kiekyon
Tue Apr 04, 2006 7:20 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What is the hiccups?
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