The illness characterized by shortness of breath resulting from loss of respiratory membrane surface for gas exchange is
Which statement regarding carbon dioxide transport in the blood is true?
A)The chloride shift occurs when Cl- moves out of RBCs in exchange for HCO3-.
B)HCO3- dissociates into CO2 and O2.
C)25% is converted to H2CO3 by carbonic anhydrase.
D)H2CO3 dissociates into H+ and HCO3-.
E)93% remains dissolved in plasma as CO2.
Receptors in the medulla oblongata respond to which variables?
A)pH and in CSF
B)pH and in blood
C) and pH in blood
D)pH and in CSF
E)pH and in CSF
Together, the inflation and deflation reflexes are known as the ________ reflexes.