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[Mass transport within the human body is a vital process that affects how the lungs function in transferring air and its components to the bloodstream, how the capillaries function in transferring nutrients and gases to surrounding body tissues, and how the kidneys function in transferring...
[We have already seen examples of mass transport of substances across membranes within the human body and through those of artificial organs, such as dialyzers. In addition to mass transport, there are numerous examples of momentum transport, with momentum being the product of mass times...
[Heat transport within the human body provides the mechanism for the body’s core temperature to remain constant, by shunting heat from the core to the periphery, where heat is lost through the skin and through respiration. Heat is generated inside the body as it metabolizes food, which produces...
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