Chemicals & Human Health

Lung Toxicology Problem Set

Problem 3: Lung function

One of the primary functions of the alveoli is to create a large surface area in the lungs. Why is a large surface area so important?

A. for energy storage
B. to remove toxins from the blood
C. to store oxygen for future use
D. for gas exchange
E. for the Krebs cycle

Toxicology Problem Set Chemicals & Human Health

The Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center
The Biology Project
The University of Arizona
Tuesday, October 14, 1997
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