membrane

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a thin outer covering of an object

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Taking advantage of the physics of partial pressure gradients, oxygen moves from the alveoli across the respiratory membrane and enters the capillary blood stream.
Also, while some people like Christmas trees because of their sharp, pungent odor, other[s] have problems around them due to this strong odor, which can irritate the respiratory membranes, flare asthma, and contribute to sinus infection."
Comfrey also has expectorant properties and has a relaxing effect on the respiratory membranes. Since it helps relax and soothe membranes, it is useful in coughs, asthma, and bronchitis.
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