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What are the two basic functions of the respiratory system?
1. Provide for uptake of oxygen into the blood.
2. Provides for elimination of carbon dioxide from the blood.
What are the three main steps in respiration?
1. Pulmonary ventilation
2. External pulmonary respiration
3. Internal (tissue) respiration
What is Pulmonary ventilation?
Involves inspiration and expiration and is the exchange of air between the lungs and the atmosphere.
What is external pulmonary respiration?
the exchange of gases betwen air spaces in the lungs and the blood in the pulmonary capillaries.
What is internal or tissue respiration?
the exchange of gases between blood and cells.