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Why is the smooth muscle in tertiary bronchi arranged in a spiral arrangement?

To allow contraction in both length and diameter during expiration


What is meant by respiratory rate?

Number of breaths taken in 1 minute


What is the average respiratory rate for most domestic species?
What about horses?

20-30 brpm

10-12 brpm