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Ideal alveolar gas

Ideal alveolar gas

The uniform composition of gas that would exist in all alveoli for a given total respiratory exchange if all alveoli had identical ventilation-perfusion ratios and achieved perfect equilibrium with the blood leaving the pulmonary capillaries.


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