Explain the normal function of the respiratory and cardiovascular system by doing the following: 1. Explain the basic process of the respiratory system from initial respiration through gas exchange. (1.5) 2. Explain the blood flow through the gross cardiac and peripheral structures, starting with the right atrium. (1.9) D. Acknowledge sources, using in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.