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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 23 Lecture Respiration Circulation 2 December 2010 Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport The volumes of respiratory gases exchanged across the respiratory membrane in the lungs is equal to the volumes exchanged across the systemic capillaries. Transport of Transport Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide
Partial pressures of respiratory gases equilibrate between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood, and between cells of the body and systemic capillary blood. Partial pressures do not change within the arteries and within the veins. Ox...
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