Which of the following is NOT true during inspiration?

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    intrapulmonary volume increases
    the diaphragm contracts, moves inferiorly and flattens out
    intrapulmonary air pressure decreases
    the external intercostal muscles contract lifting the rib cage and thrusting the sternum forward
    intrapleural pressure becomes equal to atmospheric air pressure
asked May 27, 2013 in Anatomy & Physiology by anonymous
    

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intrapleural pressure becomes equal to atmospheric air pressure
answered May 28, 2013 by NewSky ~Expert~ (2,450 points)

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