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Inhale

Inhale

to breathe or draw into the lungs; to inspire; as, to inhale air; opposed to exhale. Martin was walking forth to inhale the fresh breeze of the evening. (Arbuthnot)

Origin: L. Inhalare to breathe upon; pref. In- in _ halare to breathe: cf. F. Inhaler. Cf. Exhale. Draw deep into the lungs in by breathing; Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled.Draw in (air); Inhale deeply; inhale the fresh mountain air; The patient has trouble inspiring; The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well.The action involving the intake of gases via [[breathing.


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Re: Shallow Water Drowning

... of pH and what it measures etc - just gimme the biological stuff - please). but back to the CO2-O2 stuff, surely "Danger! Low O2 - please inhale NOW!" would predate all minor-importance CO2 level danger warning?!? Morlaf

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by Morlaf
Tue Jul 05, 2011 8:58 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Shallow Water Drowning
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Views: 5292

Shallow Water Drowning

... that causes you to loose conciousness before you are allerted of the need to breathe. Why, oh why (this is the interesting bit) is your need to inhale governed by CO2 levels when what keeps you from falling unconcious is the O2 level? there has to be a reason, that makes this counter-intuitive ...

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by Morlaf
Tue Jul 05, 2011 8:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Shallow Water Drowning
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Views: 5292

Theories - Origin of Life

... least this often leads to the nerve becoming damaged with age to the point that about once a month I see an old dog that can't open the larynx to inhale. A 50cm nerve that wears out where a much more healthy 10cm nerve would work fine. Not intelligent, evolutionary baggage.

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by BDDVM
Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Theories - Origin of Life

... air from mixing with outgoing air thus greatly increasing oxygen transfer efficiency. It's actually a very cool system. If you watch a bird inhale and then exhale the air you see coming out was not the air that was just inhaled, it's the air that was inhaled the time before. If a bird was ...

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by BDDVM
Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:30 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Passive smoking

Absolutely YES!Passive smoking involves those in your surrounding to inhale certain toxic gases which in turn could harm more than "natural smoking" Smoking the cigarette you are getting the filtered smoke, but secondhand smoke you are getting the ...

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by Frankysmokes
Thu May 06, 2010 5:37 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Passive smoking
Replies: 18
Views: 14115
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