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Respiratory System - Know Your Body






1. We breathe 13 pints of air every minute.



2. Each lung contains 300-350 million respiratory units called
alveoli making it a total of 700 million in both lungs.



3. More than half a liter of water per day is lost through
breathing.



4. People under 30 years of age take in double the amount of oxygen
in comparison to a 80 year old.



5. Yawning brings more oxygen to the lungs.


   
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