respiratory system


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Synonyms for respiratory system

the system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide

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BEDMAX is dust-extracted which removes all particles which can enter the horse's respiratory system and travel to the bottom of the lungs causing breathing problems.
Static elastance of the respiratory system (Est[sub]RS) was calculated with the following formula: (Pplat[sub]RS – PEEP[sub]tot, RS)/VT.
With the aid of the neuraminidase protein, the influenza virus is free to exit from the infected cell, enabling it to infect new neighbor cells and spread in the respiratory system.
The question concerning respiratory system symptoms was, "In the past one month, have you had any of the following symptoms: mucus, nasal congestion, coughing, sputum, and/or dyspnea?
Dr Mary Schooling, of the University of Hong Kong, said: "Second-hand smoke may affect the immune system, as well as the respiratory system.
Bredge McCarren, Jennifer A Alison and Robert D Herbert (2006): Vibration and its effect on the respiratory system.
It can be a man or a woman and has anatomically correct organs, body parts and respiratory system.
According to the company, research shows the fruit's assortment of vigorous phytonutrients possess high antioxidant activity supporting a healthy immune system, joint function and flexibility, intestinal health and a healthy seasonal respiratory system.
The author traces the critical geological periods during which life emerged, examining each period's fossil record for clues to the evolution of certain body plans, He explains how dinosaur metabolism, form, and reproduction were uniquely suited for this period in Earth's history, Ward asserts that modern bird flight is a vestige of the dinosaurs' respiratory system becoming adapted to low-oxygen air.
It also may aggravate chronic lung diseases like emphysema and bronchitis, may reduce the immune system's ability to fight off bacterial infections in the respiratory system and may cause permanent lung damage.
The fever normally clears within a few days, but can lead to complications in the respiratory system.
The report states that only cells deep within the respiratory system have the surface molecule or receptor that acts like a "lock.
Burning coal produces a number of pollutants, including sulphur dioxide, which causes acid rain, nitrogen oxides and particulates, which affect the respiratory system.
Within hours after the respiratory system is exposed to UFPs, the UFPs may appear in many compartments of the body, including the liver, heart, and nervous system.
When I describe the respiratory system to people I liken it to central heating.
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