Pulmonary gas exchange or external respiration is the process of removing CO2 from blood and replenishing oxygen supply. It occurs between alveoli and the blood of lungs. Pulmonary gas exchange occurs by diffusion and depends on pressure gradient.
Pulmonary gas exchange takes place in the lungs between the alveoli and the blood. It is also referred to as ‘external respiration’ as it involves the respiratory processes that have contact with the external environment.The process of pulmonary gas exchange removes CO2 from the blood and replenishes the bloods O2 supply.
Related Journals of Pulmonary Gas Exchange
Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine, Primary Care Respiratory Journal, Respiratory Research, Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention.