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Breathing occurs by your diaphragm either contracting or relaxes which allows you to either inhale or exhale. In inspiration the diaphragm contracts which means it moves down and the volume of your lungs or the space inside your chest increase. Based on Boyles Law which states pressure of gas is inversely proportional to volume so if the volume increases the only option is for the pressure of the lungs is to decreases. When you are in inhalation you are breathing oxygen inside your body. When you are in
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