Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 48 - The Respiratory System - Figure 48.16 - Data Analysis: 1

Answer

For a given PO2, oxyhemoglobin saturation percentage rises with falling temperature.

Work Step by Step

See Fig. 48.16. Chose a PO2, and follow a line upward--note that percent saturation is higher for the lower temperature curves.
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