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Breathing Mechanism and Respiration

  • Roland Soper
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Part of the Work Out book series (WO)

Abstract

Breathing is the act of gaseous exchange involving breathing out (exhaling) and breathing in (inhaling) using the rib cage, the intercostal muscles and the diaphragm muscles. It is sometimes called external respiration but this term should not be used.

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© Roland Soper 1992

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