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What do the organs in the respiratory system do?

What do the organs in the respiratory system do?

Get oxygen to blood: Respiration is the process of bringing oxygen into the lungs and exhaling carbon dioxide out of them. Once inside the lungs, the oxygen crosses cell membranes to get into the blood stream. The blood circulates the oxygen to the rest of the body including the brain which cannot function without it. Carbon dioxide is the waste product of well functioning cells and is also carried back by the blood. ...Read more

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Respiratory System (Definition)

The respiratory system consists of all organs in the body related to breathing including the nose, mouth, trachea and lungs. All four of these are ...Read more


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What do the organs of the respiratory system do?

Respiratory system: Its functions are breathing, getting oxygented air to the blood/organs. ...Read more

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What does the body do with the piperacillin?

What does the body do with the piperacillin?

Excrete it: Piperacillin is excreted from the body in the urine by the kidneys and in the bile by the liver. With normal kidney function 1/2 of the drug is excreted every hour. ...Read more

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What does the nervous system do for the body?

Master switch: Without the nervous system, your body does not work, it is the central controller of all functions. ...Read more

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What does staff look like what part of the body does it effect?

What does staff look like what part of the body does it effect?

Staph infection: "staph" is what i think you're asking about? This is short for staphylococcus, a type of round bacterium. There are several different kinds, and they can grow almost anywhere in the body. ...Read more

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What does the pancreas do in the human body?

What does the pancreas do in the human body?

Enzymes and hormones: Pancreas makes Insulin and glucagon - two hormones that control sugar balance and are major players in diabetes. Also makes lipase, trypsinogen and amylase which are enzymes responsible for the digestion of fats, proteins and carbohydrates. ...Read more

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What organs are in the lymphatic system? What does it do?

What organs are in the lymphatic system? What does it do?

Spleen & LNs: Spleen and lymph nodes. Fights infection and removes senescent blood cells. ...Read more

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If the body fights an HPV virus to the point where its not in the system anymore. Can the same strand affect the same person twice.?

If the body fights an HPV virus to the point where its not in the system anymore.  Can the same strand affect the same person twice.?

You are misinformed: HPV is a family of DNA virus strains numbering in the hundreds. They are well known for infecting, self clearing after 2 years or so but with the potential to hibernate in the body forever. It may or may not re-emerge and shed (be contagious). You will develop antibodies to that strain that provide a marker for infection. Re- activation would not be a new infection of that strain. ...Read more

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How do the respiratory system and the nervous system depend on each other?

How do the respiratory system and the nervous system depend on each other?

Dr. Alvin Lin: Dr. Lin previously gave a good answer to this question: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/351474-how-do-the-respiratory-system-and-the-nervous-system-depend-on-each-other. ...Read more

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What is the aorta in the heart and how does it work with the rest of the circulatory system?

What is the aorta in the heart and how does it work with the rest of the circulatory system?

Main artery: The aorta is the main artery in the boday and is responsible for delivering blood to the rest of the body. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what functions do the cardiovascular system and respiratory system have in common?

Could you tell me what functions do the cardiovascular system and respiratory system have in common?

Lots: The cardiovascular system and pulmonary work together to pump and add oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from the blood stream. They are directly connected by the pulmonary arteries and veins. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference in how the immune system deals with the TB bacteria?

I want to know what is the difference in how the immune system deals with the TB bacteria?

The lymphocyte: Whether the body can fend off TB or not is highly dependend on the cell-mediated immunity as opposed to the antibody circulating in the blood stream. This is a complex subject and I have just given you a very simplistic answer. ...Read more

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What are the major vitamins, and what part of the body do they affect?

What are the major vitamins, and what part of the body do they affect?

See below: That is impossible to answer in this format - too much information. Go to a medical book or website such as http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002399.htm ...Read more

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How does the respiratory system and the nervous system depend on each other?

How does the respiratory system and the nervous system depend on each other?

Both important: They are both very important to keeping you alive! oxygen is necessary for your brain cells to work properly. The nervous system (and particularly the brain stem) controls your breathing, the movement of your chest, the circulation of your heart, and oxygen going to your brain. They all have to work together. ...Read more

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What are the effects of molds in the house? Does it have effect on the nervous system?

What are the effects of molds in the house? Does it have effect on the nervous system?

Www.blackmold-sympto: Mycotoxins from black mold can cause the following symptoms: confusion brain fog, shortened attention span difficulty concentrating and paying attention slowed reflexes disorientation dizziness memory loss and memory problems impaired learning ability hallucinations shock anxiety depression aggression and other personality changes tingling trembling shaking seizure numbness. ...Read more

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What part of the body does a thymoma affect?

What part of the body does a thymoma affect?

Anterior mediastinum: Thymoma is a tumor that starts in the thymus. The thymus sits in font of the heart behind the sternum or breast bone. This area is called the anterior mediastinum. Thymoma can spread to other parts if the body like the lungs. But this is rare and they are usually contained within the thymus in the anterior mediastinum. ...Read more

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How does the cardiac system and the respiratory system depend on each other?

How does the cardiac system and the respiratory system depend on each other?

interdependent: If you don't breathe, your heart will stop. If your heart doesn't pump, your can't breathe. For a more complete answer, there are excellent textbooks available on cardiac ; pulmonary physiology. ...Read more

Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more