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RESPIRATION, Med. jur. Breathing, which consists of the drawing into, inhaling, or more technically, inspiring, atmospheric air into the lungs, and then: forcing out, expelling, or technically expiring, from the lungs the air therein. Chit. Med. Jur. 92 and 416, note n.

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With the aid of the neuraminidase protein, the influenza virus is free to exit from the infected cell, enabling it to infect new neighbor cells and spread in the respiratory system.
The question concerning respiratory system symptoms was, "In the past one month, have you had any of the following symptoms: mucus, nasal congestion, coughing, sputum, and/or dyspnea?
After exposure of the respiratory system to UFPs, the UFPs may appear within hours in many compartments of the body, including the liver, heart, and nervous system (Brown et al.
The respiratory system has pipes, which are called ventricles, veins and arteries.
Though most valuable when purchased as a complete set, each book individually is valuable: members of this group include NERVOUS SYSTEM AND SENSE ORGANS (0313324565), URINARY SYSTEM (0313324026), REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM (0313324492), RESPIRATORY SYSTEM (0313324244), SKELETAL SYSTEM (0313325219), MUSCULAR SYSTEM (0313324034), LYMPHATIC SYSTEM (0313324948), ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (0313326991), DIGESTIVE SYSTEM (0313326800), and CIRCULATORY SYSTEM (0313324018).
New evidence suggests that the respiratory system may be vulnerable to damage caused by inhaled environmental agents during the prenatal period," said Rachel L.
The PMVs restore a closed respiratory system, which as validated by independent research, improves swallowing, reduces aspiration, facilitates secretion management, improves oxygenation, and reduces weaning and decannulation time.
Surfactants are substances that are produced naturally in the lungs and are essential to the lungs' ability to absorb oxygen and to maintain proper airflow through the respiratory system.
To pulmonary function technicians: the characterization of the respiratory system in terms of dissipative resistances, volume-related compliances, and mass-related inertances.
While the sandstone shell will be retained, a new linear respiratory system is to be installed all along the west side of the original plan.
The computer model, called the virtual respiratory tract, provides a three-dimensional view of how pollutants enter, travel through, and collect in the entire respiratory system.
The Association for Flu Monitoring and Surveillance said 3,219 people in England died from diseases of the respiratory system in the first week of 1999.

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