Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 48 - Gas Exchange - 48.1 - Respiratory Gas Exchange Is Governed by Physical Factors - 48.1 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1025: 1


Fick's law of diffusion includes every factor relative to the rate of diffusion. This equation offers insight regarding all gas exchange systems in any organism. For humans, it can be used to describe the rate of oxygen absorption within the alveoli of lungs.

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