pulmonary ventilation

pulmonary ventilation - pulmonary ventilation: inspiration...

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o volume changes lead to pressure changes, which leads to flow of gases to equalize pressure o Boyle’s Law : pressure of gas inversely proportional to its volume o Inspiration : diameter of the thoracic cavity increases lungs are stretched out & intrapulmonary volume increases; as volume increases, pressure decreases flow of gases into lungs to equalize pressure forceful inhalation o Expiration : diameter of the thoracic cavity decreases elastic lungs passively recoil & intrapulmonary volume decreases; as volume decreases, pressure increases flow of gases out of lungs to equalize
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