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(Science: anatomy) Situated between the ribs.

Origin: L. Costa = rib muscles between the ribs; they contract during inspiration.

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Effects on the urinary system of drinking too much beer

... when the PCO2/H+ concentrations increase to a certain level, the inspiratory is strongly stimulated, nerve impulses are sent along the phrenic and intercostal nerves to inspiratory muscles and breathing resumes. - It is impossible for small children to kill themselves by volunatrily holding their ...

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by Ice84
Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Effects on the urinary system of drinking too much beer
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Views: 5719


... in atmosphere to lower region in alveloi...is this right so far...but my question is we, talk about lowering the diaphragm and elevating the intercostal muscles to do this and due to this reason the pressure decreases BUT when we breath in we are already breathing in Oxygen and whilst doing ...

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by biology_06er
Sun Oct 15, 2006 5:13 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Inhalation/Exhalation
Replies: 4
Views: 5061

carbon dioxide being removed from the body

... from the body... starting with it diffusing into the lungs...what is the pathway and process of the body removing it? incorporating,,,,diagragm, intercostal muscles, ventilation homeostatic control, chemoreceptors effectors ph ect, medulla oblongata I know all these are involved but in what order??? ...

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Fri Apr 28, 2006 3:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: carbon dioxide being removed from the body
Replies: 2
Views: 9996

The Fiber Disease

... a large amount of nerve agent. This apnea is probably mediated through the CNS, although peripheral factors (skeletal muscle weakness, e.g., the intercostal muscles, and bronchoconstriction) may contribute. Gastrointestinal tract: After they are absorbed, nerve agents cause an increase in the ...

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by London
Sun Apr 16, 2006 3:45 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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