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Very short answer question. Why is gas exchange very rapid at alveolar level? - Biology

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Very short answer question.

Why is a gas exchange very rapid at the alveolar level?

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Solution

Alveoli are lined by layer of simple squamous epithelial epithelium. This thin, single layer of epithelium allows the rapid exchange of gases in alveolar region.

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Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 8 Respiration and Circulation
Exercise | Q 3.3 | Page 180
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