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Mouth breathing

mouth breathing

abnormal breathing through the mouth, usually associated with obstructive disorders of the nasal passages.

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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... participants confirmed that their nasal airway was restricted and breathing from the nose was harder and rather uncomfortable, that they were forced to breath through their mouth. From this short experiment we can deduce that narrowing nostrils means restricted ...

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by shannat
Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:52 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 31
Views: 218214

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... to take a lesson from the snake ie locate the olfactory system in the mouth and make the tongue more sensitive. You are aware are you not that ... with the standard sense of smell possibly because the their rate of breathing does not allow the air to enter the nostrils fast enough to collect ...

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by scottie
Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 931558


... to live longer in average. Your explanation with the closing of the breathing tube is a nice example of how evolution fixes it's previous mistakes. ... and turns is to clean the air we breath. Those who breath through the mouth and choke are simply breathing incorrectly. The fact that the epiglotus ...

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by Zenithar66
Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution debate
Replies: 63
Views: 42356

Possibilities for Alien Life

... utility. Other features, such as the vertebrate mechanism of using the breathing aparatus to produce sound, are rarer and other mechanisms of communication ... sci-fi where everything is a four-limbed biped that speaks with its mouth.

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by alextemplet
Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Possibilities for Alien Life
Replies: 9
Views: 6471

Re: Spider

Spiders are air-breathing chelicerate arthropods that have two body segments, eight legs, and no chewing mouth parts. About 40,000 species have been identified. In spider's bodies the usual arthropod segments are ...

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by canalon
Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:02 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Spider
Replies: 5
Views: 4584
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