Gas Exchange and Circulation

Capillary beds for everything in the body except the

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Unformatted text preview: in blood and low in air. Following the gradient, CO2 is released. ♣Blood is specialized tissue that transports gases, along with nutrients and wastes, in some animals. Hemoglobin is an oxygen- carrying protein that is extremely efficient at taking up oxygen in the lungs and delivering it to tissues. Platelets – cell fragments that minimize blood loss from ruptured blood ve...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course BIO 103 taught by Professor Heidielmendorf during the Fall '10 term at Georgetown.

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