Human Lung Anatomy

October 15, 2017

The Lungs The lungs are the primary organ of the respiratory system, each lung houses structures of both conducting and respiratory functions. The principal function of the lungs is to perform the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere through the atmosphere. The lung area exchange respiratory gases across a tremendously large epithelial surface area—about 70 square meters—that is highly permeable to gases to this end. Gross Anatomy…

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Understanding The Human (Chest) Thorax Anatomy

January 8, 2017

The Thorax or chest is part of the human anatomy, It encompasses the thoracic cavity and the thoracic wall. The thorax contains body organs such as the heart, lungs, and thymus gland as well as muscles of other organs and various internal structures. Many diseases may affect the chest, and one of the mots common symptoms is chest pain. Thorax Structure The thorax is the chest area of the body…

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Anatomy and Physiology of the Lungs

August 9, 2016

The human lungs are a pair of lungs, spongy organs optimized for gas exchange between our blood and the air. Our bodies require oxygen to survive. The lungs provide the body with essential oxygen while removing carbon dioxide before it can reach hazardous levels. In the inner surface of the lungs could be stretched out flat, they would occupy an area nearly 80 -100 square meter, nearly the size of…

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