Compare the lungs to other respiratory structures such as gills and skin. What is the major advantage of the lungs?

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    The alveoli of lungs are more protected than other respiratory membranes.
    Lungs are easier to inflate than gills.
    The lungs have more surface area, with accompanying greater respiratory membrane for gas exchange.
    Oxygen diffuses faster across lung respiratory membranes than gill respiratory membranes.

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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The lungs have more surface area, with accompanying greater respiratory membrane for gas exchange.
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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