Interception is a mechanism of deposition that denotes the situations in which the center of gravity of the particle is within the streamlines of the gas phase but a distal end of the particle is already touching a solid, or liquid, surface. Deposition in the respiratory tract by this mechanism is important when the dimensions of the anatomical spaces become comparable to the typical dimensions of the particles. As would be expected, this mechanism is particularly pertinent to the deposition of elongated particles on nasal hair, in small airways, and in alveoli [27].

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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