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How is the pressure named of one gas that contributes to the total pressure in a mixture of gasses?

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What determines the rate at which oxygen can be inhaled?

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How is the random movement of molecules from an area of high to an area of low partial pressure named?

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Which atom tends to diffuse into an organism?

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Which atom tends to diffuse out of an organism?

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Which factors influence the rate of passive diffusion between an organism and its environment?

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What is the most important factor affecting diffusion rate?

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What makes oxygen diffuse across the gills into the blood?

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Why is a fish living in warm water in danger of losing oxygen to the water?

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What is the pump for circulating blood?

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What is the respiratory pump in tetrapods?

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10 Respiratory system

How is the pressure named of one gas that contributes to the total pressure in a mixture of gasses?

partial pressure

10 Respiratory system

What determines the rate at which oxygen can be inhaled?

partial pressure 

10 Respiratory system

How is the random movement of molecules from an area of high to an area of low partial pressure named?

passive diffusion

10 Respiratory system

Which atom tends to diffuse into an organism?

Oxygen

10 Respiratory system

Which atom tends to diffuse out of an organism?

CO2

10 Respiratory system

Which factors influence the rate of passive diffusion between an organism and its environment?

  • surface area, 
  • distance, 
  • thickness of tissues 
  • resistance

10 Respiratory system

What is the most important factor affecting diffusion rate?

the difference in partial pressures across the exchange surface

10 Respiratory system

What makes oxygen diffuse across the gills into the blood?

a high partial pressure of oxygen in the gills relative to the blood

10 Respiratory system

Why is a fish living in warm water in danger of losing oxygen to the water?

because the partial pressure of oxygen in the water is below that of its blood

10 Respiratory system

What is the pump for circulating blood?

Heart


10 Respiratory system

What is the most predominant respiratory pump in fish?

branchial apparatus

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What is the respiratory pump in tetrapods?

ribs and diaphragm

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