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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_exchange

Gas exchange is the biological process by which gases move passively by diffusion across a .... Gas exchange occurs in microscopic dead-end air-filled sacs called alveoli, where a very thin membrane (called ..... the entire length of each capillary (see the diagram in the "Interaction with circulatory systems" section above).

www.merckmanuals.com/home/lung-and-airway-disorders/biology-of-the-lungs-and-airways/exchanging-oxygen-and-carbon-dioxide

The function of the respiratory system is to exchange two gases: oxygen and carbon dioxide. The exchange takes place in the millions of alveoli in the lungs and ...

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_aqa/movement_of_molecules/gaseous_exchange_lungs/revision/3

A secondary school revision resource for AQA GCSE Triple Science about Biology: Gaseous exchange in the lungs.

www.therespiratorysystem.com/alveoli

Jun 24, 2017 ... The alveoli are adapted for gas exchange with a large surface area, with each alveolus having a 1-cell thick wall, and numerous capillaries ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-biology/chapter/gas-exchange-across-respiratory-surfaces

Describe how gas pressure influences the flow of gases during respiration ... Pulmonary ventilation provides air to the alveoli for this gas exchange process.

courses.lumenlearning.com/ap2/chapter/gas-exchange

Pulmonary ventilation provides air to the alveoli for this gas exchange process. At the respiratory .... This diagram details the pathway of internal respiration.

www.livescience.com/26825-human-body-system-respiration-infographic.html

Feb 4, 2013 ... Diagram of the Human Respiratory System (Infographic) ... The gas exchange process is performed by the lungs and respiratory system. Air, a ...

www.shmoop.com/animal-movement/animal-respiration.html

Shmoop Biology explains Animal Respiration. Part of our Animal ... Diagram of an alveolus near a capillary and the gas exchange process in the lungs

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So, this essay focuses on gas exchange in the lungs, but also touches on their structural similarity to ... The diagram below shows an alveolus in more detail.