respiratory organ


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respiratory organ

any organ across the surface of which gases pass to and from the body fluids to the exterior, such as gills or lungs.
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Samples of the respiratory organs (trachea, lungs, and air sacs) were taken for histological analyses.
The new regulations vastly cut permitted emissions of particulate matter, a suspected carcinogen, and nitrogen oxides, which cause respiratory organ ailments.
The new standards will apply to particulate matter, a suspected carcinogen, and nitrogen oxide, which causes respiratory organ ailments, the members of the ministry's Central Environment Council said.
An Environment Ministry committee proposed Tuesday obliging automakers to impose sharp cuts in diesel exhaust particulate matter (PM), a suspected carcinogen, and nitrogen oxide (NOx), which causes respiratory organ ailments, from 2005.
The ministry's Central Environment Council also proposes obliging car makers to cut nitrogen oxide (NOx), which causes respiratory organ ailments, by up to 50%, they said.
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Truth be told, one cannot dismiss with a wave of the hand the danger the pesticide poses to respiratory organs when inhaled, the call for the ban of the pesticide, simply because some people do not know when to apply the brakes, is overkill, something akin to cutting off the head to treat a stubborn headache.
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In a human being, which two respiratory organs are situated within the ribcage on either side of the heart?
In nonvaccinated ferrets, we detected high titers of virus in respiratory organs; in addition, we recovered virus from the olfactory bulbs or pooled samples from anterior and posterior sections of the brains of 7 of the 9 animals tested (Figure 2, panel B).