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Journal: The American Biology Teacher
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (3): 156–161.
Published: 01 March 2011
... that facilitate an understanding of how surface area, in the context of biological systems, is a critical and common factor in life-supporting functions. Alveolus structure and gas exchange in the lungs, nephron structure and water retention in the kidneys, villus structure and nutrient absorption in the small...