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The respiratory system /

by Whittemore, Susan.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Your body, how it works. Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, c2004Description: 108 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 079107627X.Subject(s): Respiratory system | RespirationOnline resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Breathing thin air -- The air we breathe: understanding our atmosphere -- Why do we breathe? -- Anatomy of the respiratory system -- The diffusion of gas molecules -- How do we breathe? -- Preventing collapse of the lungs -- How the respiratory system adjusts to meet changing oxygen demands -- Respiratory disease.
Summary: Describes the parts of the human respiratory system; explains how breathing works, including the process of diffusion, and how the respiratory system adjusts to changing demands; and discusses lung collapse and several respiratory diseases.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-101) and index.

Breathing thin air -- The air we breathe: understanding our atmosphere -- Why do we breathe? -- Anatomy of the respiratory system -- The diffusion of gas molecules -- How do we breathe? -- Preventing collapse of the lungs -- How the respiratory system adjusts to meet changing oxygen demands -- Respiratory disease.

Describes the parts of the human respiratory system; explains how breathing works, including the process of diffusion, and how the respiratory system adjusts to changing demands; and discusses lung collapse and several respiratory diseases.

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