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Search Results for: ventilation

Ventilation

Definition noun (1) (physiology) Breathing; the exchange of air between lungs and outside air; the inhalation and exhalation... Read More

Pulmonary ventilation

Definition noun (1) The process at which the air enters or leaves, between the lungs and the ambient air (2) The rate of... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Wasted ventilation

wasted ventilation That part of the pulmonary ventilation which is ineffective in exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide with... Read More

Hyperventilation

Definition noun (1) Excessive ventilation (2) A condition characterized by prolonged breathing of air at a faster rate than... Read More

Effect of Chemicals on Growth & Development in Organisms

Plants Plants require a large number of elements to function properly, mainly carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, essentially... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

Perfusion

Definition noun, plural: perfusions (physiology) The act of perfusing, such as the pouring over or through of a fluid by way... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Tunnels

tunnel 1. To form into a tunnel, or funnel, or to form like a tunnel; as, to tunnel fibrous plants into nests. 2. To catch... Read More

Egestion

Egestion is the act or process of voiding or discharging undigested food as faeces. To egest means to discharge undigested... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More