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The Living Body: Breath Of Life

26 minutes

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Explains why the body needs regular supplies of air and how these get to the body. The camera follows the process of breathing through the ultra-thin membrane of the lung into the blood, showing how the varying demand for oxygen is met by the exchange of information between the brain and the chest muscles and how the body rids itself of carbon dioxide. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) audio description, (2) English subtitles, (3) English subtitles in a black box, (4) closed captions.

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Runtime: 26 minutes

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