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Unformatted text preview: Compare properties of water and air that make ventilation and diffusion different for air-breathing organisms when compared to those breathing in water Compare and contrast positive-pressure ventilation with negative-pressure ventilation Identify the tracheae, bronchi, bronchioles and alveoli on a diagram Explain what terms of Ficks law can be changed by natural selection on anatomy and physiology, and which cannot. Describe how the number and thickness of lung alveoli increase acquisition of the inputs of cellular respiration Describe the role of the diaphragm in negative pressure ventilation Explain why negative-pressure ventilation with a muscular diaphragm might be considered an adaptation to a more active lifestyle in mammals Compare and contrast the anatomy and function of capillaries, arteries, arterioles, and veins. Relate the anatomy of arteries and veins to the pressure of blood they carry Announcements Exam is a week from today Conflict exam registration available on the Exam Info webpage...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2010 for the course IB 150 taught by Professor ?? during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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