What are the differences in cilia cartilage and

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§ What are the differences in cilia, cartilage and smooth muscle between these two zones? What happens as the smooth muscles relax and contract in the lungs?
6.1.3 - Respiratory Membrane § Describe the layers of the Respiratory Membrane that oxygen and carbon dioxide must pass through. Can you name each layer from memory from the inside of the alveoli to the outside capillaries?
§ Carbon Dioxide 6-1
§ Explain why there is a Respiratory Dead Space in the lungs and the purposes for why this dead space of air is important.
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§ Benefits: Warming the air to body temperature so hemoglobin will more readily bind to oxygen in the air, retaining carbon dioxide at a level higher than the atmospheric levels so that this carbon dioxide may be used for maintaining bicarbonate buffering system , giving the body time to humidify and clean the air by rapping matter in the mucous lining. 6.1.4 - Alveoli and Surfactant § Describe the alveoli. How does their structure increase surface area for gas exchange?
§ Describe the location and the important function of each of the following cells in the alveoli:

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