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Nostrils

(noun) Plural form of nostril.

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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... cool (because the body needs to spend some energy just for the cooling processes) and thus the body requires more oxygen. Having a wider nose and nostrils facilitates breathing in more air thereby supplying the body with more oxygen and thus giving a survival advantage in the evolutionary race.

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by kristi2374
Mon Dec 29, 2014 2:07 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 35
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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... a short experiment with some Afro Caribbean friends, the first test was for 3 participants to pinch their noses slightly to create slightly narrow nostrils, the other 3 participants were the control and did not have to do anything. The IV was pinching nostrils, the DV was the type of sound that ...

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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: 35
Views: 254866

Re: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?

... To the question, this discovery may also be a factor in your research. Camels (and related species) have the ability to tightly close their nostrils to avoid inhaling airborne sand in the desert. As they exhale, the restricted nasal passage would tend to pressurize their lungs. Is it possible ...

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by animartco
Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:54 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?
Replies: 7
Views: 9223

un even development of muscle

... tasks 4. At the functional level, right handed people have inablitly to do all activities in left hand 5. this happens even in eye, lungs and nostrils. As a result no one will stand in a perfect symmetrical way or walk perfectly symmetrical In the same lines, every human have anatomical and ...

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by balamurugan3
Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:01 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: un even development of muscle
Replies: 4
Views: 4116

Re: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?

... To the question, this discovery may also be a factor in your research. Camels (and related species) have the ability to tightly close their nostrils to avoid inhaling airborne sand in the desert. As they exhale, the restricted nasal passage would tend to pressurize their lungs. Is it possible ...

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by DDD
Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:35 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?
Replies: 7
Views: 9223
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