Dictionary » V » Ventilation

Ventilation

Definition

noun

(1) (physiology) Breathing; the exchange of air between lungs and outside air; the inhalation and exhalation of air; the process of taking in oxygen from the air that enters the lungs through inhalation and releasing of carbon dioxide through exhalation

(2) (psychiatry) Verbalization of emotional problems

(3) (general) The system of replacing fresh air for noxious or spent air


Supplement

Pulmonary ventilation may take place naturally, mechanically, or artificially. In general, a person at rest typically breathes and exhales air, at a rate of five to six liters per minute.


Related term(s):


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Hunting Canada Geese - 6 Useful Tips For Hunting The Canada

... capilene, drilete or thermax through your outer, breathable/windproof clothes. Multiple light layers with neck zippers enable you to adjust your ventilation as you ride. The Canada Goose down coat jacket is 1 of quite a few products generated by Canada Goose for severe wintertime weather. It ...

See entire post
by goosecanadaca
Sat Oct 04, 2014 8:08 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Hunting Canada Geese - 6 Useful Tips For Hunting The Canada
Replies: 0
Views: 8

respiratory system

what process used by gases to move in and out of alveoli?? what are 3 accessory muscles we may recruit to increase ventilation beyong normal requirement? how does emotional stress affect depth of breathing? thanks!

See entire post
by soufieno
Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:29 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: respiratory system
Replies: 1
Views: 1756

Re: food intake and V• O2

V O2? tidal volume? O2 ventilation? throw me a bone here.

See entire post
by david23
Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:24 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: food intake and V• O2
Replies: 2
Views: 1921

Diffusion

... say that they pumo water throught their mouth and over the gill arches using coordinated movements of the jaw and operculum (gill covers) for the ventilation. Each gill arch has two rows of gill filaments composed of flattened plates called lamallae. Blood flowing through the capillaries within ...

See entire post
by killian07
Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:23 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diffusion
Replies: 2
Views: 3545

Ventilation - Perfusion Coupling

yes, I think you're correct. Since there is low ventilation, the oxygen is bound in blood, but no new one is delivered and thus there is low level of oxygen

See entire post
by JackBean
Mon May 23, 2011 11:22 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Ventilation - Perfusion Coupling
Replies: 2
Views: 5291
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 13:15, 5 April 2011. This page has been accessed 30,410 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link