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Oxygen capacity

oxygen capacity

The maximum quantity of oxygen that will combine chemically with the haemoglobin in a unit volume of blood; normally it amounts to 1.34 ml of O2 per gm of hb or 20 ml of O2 per 100 ml of blood.


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heart failure

... box. Each phrase may only be used once. a. Breathlessness (reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood) b. An overactive thyroid gland (increases the metabolic demand by the ...

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by zak
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:44 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: heart failure
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what causes us to breathe

... box. Each phrase may only be used once. a. Breathlessness (reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood) b. An overactive thyroid gland (increases the metabolic demand by the ...

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by zak
Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: what causes us to breathe
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Re: Organism that create or supress water

... flow of water through our system. Plants, on the other hand, release oxygen gas from water and use the water's hydrogen in making sugars. Chemicals ... than the reactants (color, density, thermal conductivity, heat capacity, etc.).

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by jonmoulton
Mon Aug 12, 2013 4:32 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Organism that create or supress water
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Muscle Fiber Types are FICTIONAL, or is it not?

... look the same for sure (size, color, etc), because of their different capacity of motor neurons, mitochondria and capillaries, etc. But does this ... well). On the other side (for endurance training), body requires more oxygen, which comes with capacity of capillaries, myoglobin and mitochondria. ...

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by GPiklaov
Thu May 16, 2013 2:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Muscle Fiber Types are FICTIONAL, or is it not?
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Can you increase the quality of haemoglobins?

what exactly is your aim? Increase oxygen transport capacity of your blood? Or get as much oxygen from air as possible? Increasing "quality" of ...

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by JackBean
Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:50 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can you increase the quality of haemoglobins?
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