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1

Name the two types of gas transported by the lungs?

OXYGEN
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CARBON DIOXIDE

2

Most of the oxygen is carried from the lungs to the body tissues bound to what?

HEMOGLOBIN (Hb)

3

A small amount of oxygen is ____________ in the blood.

DISSOLVED

4

Oxygen goes to _______ __________ where it is used.

BODY TISSUES

5

Most carbon dioxide is carried in the blood in the form of what?

BICARBONATE (HCO2)

6

Some carbon dioxide is carried attached to what?

CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN

7

A small amount of carbon dioxide is _____________ in the blood.

DISSOLVED

8

Carbon dioxide is released at the lungs, and gets __________ from the body.

EXHALED

9

Name the double layered serous membrane each lung is enclosed in?

PLEURAL MEMBRANE

10

Name the 3 layers of the pleural membrane?

VISCERAL PLEURA
+
PLEURAL CAVITY
+
PARIETAL PLEURA

11

Name the deepest layer of the pleural membrane?

VISCERAL PLEURA

12

What is inside the pleural cavity?

LUBRICATING FLUID

13

The visceral pleura is the layer of pleural membrane which covers the _________.

LUNGS

14

The parietal pleura is the layer of pleural membrane which covers the inside of what?

INSIDE OF THORACIC CAVITY