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Alveoli – Function, Gas Exchange, Structure, Diagram

Alveoli – Function, Gas Exchange, Structure, Diagram

The respiratory process is made possible by the alveoli – the small tissue sacs in the lungs. These small air sacs are much like a bunch of grapes that deflate and inflate during the breathing process.  Specifically, these tissues in the lungs...
Bibasilar Atelectasis – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Bibasilar Atelectasis – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Bibasilar atelectasis is a disorder which results in the collapse of lung tissue, thereby not allowing the respiratory exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide. It is an airless or collapsed state of the lung, which can be chronic or acute and affect a part...
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