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BME 121Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport SystemsMidterm ExamWinter 2016February 16thName: _______________________________ID #:_______________________________I attest that I am registered for this course and am the person listed above.Signature: ____________________________1
1. True or False with short answer justification (20 points, 4 points each)Read each question carefully, answer true or false (1 point), AND justify answer in 1-2sentences (3 points)A.Convection is the dominant mode of gas transport into and out of the alveoli.
B.The lung and the chest wall can best be modeled as two balloons in series because thetissue properties of both tend toward a fully collapsed state, expelling air from inside.
C.The Bohr effect refers to a shift in the oxygen binding capacity of hemoglobin to the right(lower oxygen binding for a given PO2) in response to increased partial pressure of CO2.

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