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Encyclopedia > Respiratory zone

The respiratory zone is the site of O2 and CO2 exchange with the blood.


The respiratory bronchioles and the alveolar ducts are responsible for 10% of the gas exchange. The alveoli are responsible for the other 90%.



Respiratory system Edit (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/wiki.phtml?title=MediaWiki:Respiratory_system&action=edit)

Nose - Nasal cavity - Pharynx - Larynx - Trachea - Lungs - Conducting zone - Respiratory zone


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BIOL 238 Class Notes - Respiratory System (3519 words)
The conducting zone volume is about 150 ml and of each breath this amount does not extend into the respiratory zone.
Movement of the respiratory gases is due to diffusion.
The respiratory center is located in the medulla of the brainstem, with contributions from the pons.
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