Damage to the Septal Cells of the Lungs Would Most
Damage to the septal cells of the lungs would most likely result in
A)a thickening of the respiratory membrane.
B)an increased rate of gas exchange.
D)reduction in surfactant production.
E)decreased surface tension in the alveoli.
Pulmonary ventilation refers to
A)the movement of air into and out of the lungs.
B)the movement of dissolved gases from the alveoli to the blood.
C)the movement of dissolved gases from the blood to the interstitial space.
D)the movement of dissolved gases from the interstitial space to the cells.
E)the utilization of oxygen.
Which of the following is defined as the absorption of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide by cells?
The condition of low tissue oxygen levels is known as