1-11-10-%20Gas%20Exchange%20Worksheet%201

Gas Exc - BSC2011 SI Worksheet 1Gas Exchange 1 2 3 Important characteristics of gas exchanging organs Pur p o s e Pro bl e m 1 Large surface area

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
BSC2011 SI: 1/11/10 Worksheet 1—Gas Exchange Examples of respiratory organs used by different organisms for gas exchange: 1. 2. 3. Important characteristics of gas exchanging organs: 1. Large, surface area - Purpose: - Proble m: 2. Thin epithelial m e m bran e - Purpose: - Proble m: 3. Moist - Purpose: - Proble m: 4. Highly vascularized (m e aning ________________________________)and p erfuse (m e aning _________________________________) - Purpose: - Proble m: Oxygen Uptake: - Water cont ains __________________ m ore oxygen than air. - (Terrestrial/Aquatic) g as exchang e is m et abolically expensive. - Solutions: 1. _____________________________- us ed by m a ny aqu atic organisms. Opposite of tidal ventilation, which is us ed by m a ny terrestrial anim als.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
BSC2011 SI: 1/11/10 2. ____________________________- used by sharks and tuna. How does it work? 3. Counter current exchange- water flows in ______________________ direction of blood. Carbon Dioxide Excretion:
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/30/2010 for the course BSC BSC2011 taught by Professor Evans during the Spring '10 term at École Normale Supérieure.

Page1 / 3

Gas Exc - BSC2011 SI Worksheet 1Gas Exchange 1 2 3 Important characteristics of gas exchanging organs Pur p o s e Pro bl e m 1 Large surface area

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online