Changes in tidal volume
When you take a normal breath, your chest expands and air moves into your lungs. When you take a big breath, say to blow out candles on a cake, more air moves into your lungs. How does taking a big breath cause more air to move into your lungs than during a normal breath?
Topics:Flux, Respiratory, Bulk Flow, Biology, Physiology, Physiology, Physiology
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