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[Gofriends] Mistake in GO structure?

David Hill dph at
Mon Jan 17 08:06:45 PST 2011

> Consider these two examples:
> (a) When you stop breathing (e.g., while diving), gaseous exchange 
> continues, at least for some time.
> (b) In conditions with abnormal ventilation-perfusion ratio ('wasted 
> blood' or 'wasted air', e.g., in inefficient inflow of blood into the 
> pulmonary circulation due to obstruction of a major artery or shunts, 
> or emphysema) gas exchange decreases while breathing increases 
> (precisely to accommodate for decreased gas exchange).
Ah yes. I think I see your point.

How about 'respiratory system process' part_of 'respiratory gaseous 
> In these examples, equating breathing with gas exchange is obvious 
> nonsense.
> vQ
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