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Lungs

The lungs are a pair of breathing organs located with the chest which remove carbon dioxide from and bring oxygen to the blood. There is a right and left lung.


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Human Limits and how to Surpass Them

... over the human form, how would you fix or improve it? As for my research I have found very little, I found mention of dead space in the human lungs which limits the amount of air that can actually be used in the respiration process, but there was also mention of some benefits to dead space.

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by JaxFirehart
Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Limits and how to Surpass Them
Replies: 1
Views: 117

What do you do when talking to creationists?

... Hierarchy model of groups within groups - so bats are in mammals and have all the mammalian characteristics (no DNA in red blood cells, in/out lungs, hair, live birth, etc). Although there are many species of bat not one has a bird characteristic (feathers, bill, eggs etc). How does creationism ...

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by FriarBroccoli
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
Replies: 4
Views: 1484

drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... water. Does that mean we should avoid drinking water, because it's a waste? 2) and how do you think that is the CO2 transported from the cells to lungs? Could it be directly through blood? 3) pH of stomach fluids is something around 2, even Coke is basic in comparison with that.

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by JackBean
Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:08 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
Replies: 15
Views: 32086

Re: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... contents of the stomach to empty into the colon in the less-digested form and also the CO2. As most people know, CO2 is a waste product which the lungs expel in exchange for the much-needed oxygen supply into our body and ultimately, our cells. This helps keep our blood gases balanced, and the ...

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by MamaWrites
Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:40 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
Replies: 15
Views: 32086

Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?

As of point 2, I stand corrected. As of point 1, I still think the lungs have not much (if anything at all) to do with speech.

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by JackBean
Fri Nov 22, 2013 1:14 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
Replies: 3
Views: 1699
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