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How are lungs designed in human beings to maximise the area for exchange of gases?

How are lungs designed in human beings to maximise the area for exchange of gases?

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Harshit Singh
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one year ago
Dear Student

In human beings lungs have the tubes called bronchioles which divide into smaller tubes and terminate into balloon like structures called alveoli. The alveoli provide large surface area where the exchange of gases can take place.

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