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decreased blood oxygen level
hypoxemia
increase respiratory stimulation when blood oxygen falls and decreased blood oxygen when oxygen increases
hypoxic drive
lack of breathing
apnea
maximum lung capacity
total lung capacity
average volume of gas inhaled or exhaled in one respiratory cycle
tidal volume
amount of gas inhaled or exhaled in one minute
minute volume
division of the abdominal cavity where it is covered by the peritoneum
peritoneal space
abdominal area that is posterior to the peritoneal lining
retroperitoneal
fine fibrous tissue covering the interior of the abdominal cavity
peritoneum
double fold of the peritoneum that supports the major portion of the small bowel, suspending it from posterior ab wall
mesentery
internal passageway that goes from mouth to anus or the alimentary canal
digestive tract
semifluid mixture of ingested food and digestive secretions found in the stomach and small intestine
chyme
muscular motion of the esophagus and bowels that moves food along
peristalsis
on the back below the ribs and above the hip
flanks
organ producing urine
kidney