Alveoli are small air sacs in the lungs that absorb the oxygen that we breathe in and remove all the carbon dioxide from the bloodstream. More »

The function of the alveoli is to assist in oxygen exchange through the membranes of the small balloon-like structures. The alveoli are found on the branches of the bronchial passages. More »

The main function of the alveoli is the exchange of carbon dioxide for oxygen in the lungs. Alveoli are small air sacs of the respiratory system. For this gas exchange to occur, air must travel through different parts of... More »

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Gas exchange in the lungs allows oxygen to diffuse through the small air sacks or alveoli at the end of one's bronchial tubes into the blood, and it allows carbon dioxide to move from the blood into the alveoli to allow ... More »

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During gas exchange, oxygen from the air breathed in diffuses into the bloodstream, and carbon dioxide from the bloodstream diffuses into the air in the alveoli. This gas exchange occurs through the thin wall of the alve... More »

The main function of the alveoli is the exchange of carbon dioxide for oxygen in the lungs. Alveoli are small air sacs of the respiratory system. For this gas exchange to occur, air must travel through different parts of... More »

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The exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen occurs in the alveoli of the lungs. Oxygen is taken into the body through the process of inhalation while carbon dioxide is eliminated through exhalation. More »