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Inhalation

Inhalation

(Science: physiology) The drawing of air or other substances into the lungs.

Origin: L. Inhalatio The act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing.


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... lungs as bidirectional and mammal lungs as unidirectional Why? Mammalian lungs are bidirectional because air flows in two directions, one during inhalation, and another during exhalation. Avian lungs as I stated before are unidirectional because 'air flows in one direction', ie during both phases ...

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by NMLevesque
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:10 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
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Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption

... of your body and that when you put essential oils on the soles of your feet you are able to get to the bloodstream the fastest (second only to inhalation). I just don't see the Biological or Chemical proof for this theory. It is often stated as fact. I only see from basic anatomy that the sole ...

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by watermelonstand
Wed Jul 11, 2012 11:42 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption
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Views: 13935

I NEED HELP WITH THESE QUESTIONS?

... INFECTIOUS AGENTS IS THE MOST EASILY TRANSMITTED? a. STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS THROUGH A WOULD - 10,000 CELLS b. YERSINIA PESTIS SPREAD THROUGH INHALATION - 15 CELLS c. BACILLUS ANTHRACIS SPREAD THROUGH INGESTION - 450 SPORES d. SALMONELLA TYPHIMURIUM SPREAD THROUGH INGESTION - 100,000 CELLS ...

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by chinee
Thu May 10, 2012 11:50 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: I NEED HELP WITH THESE QUESTIONS?
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Views: 1304

Weight lost as carbon dioxide?

... gram per day of carbon dioxide: According to wikipedia, the average breath is 0.5L There is approximately 5% more CO2 in an exhalation than in an inhalation So: (0.5L)*(16 breaths/min)*(1440minutes/day)=11520L of breath per day Atmospheric CO2 = ~0.04% 11520L*0.0004=4.608L CO2 inhaled per day ...

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by jonahsaltzman
Sat Feb 04, 2012 3:17 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Weight lost as carbon dioxide?
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Views: 1708

Human Collembola Infestations

... - sunburn will increase your chance of skin cancer - spraying ammonia solution can cause inhalation and/or ingestion of something that is a poison: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002759.htm - colloidal silver ingestion has ...

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by canalon
Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:45 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 40
Views: 106133
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