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Explain why oxygen is required for the function of your body’s tissues.


Oxygen is required for the function of the body's tissues because it is necessary for cellular respiration, a process in which nutrients are converted to energy with the help of oxygen. Without oxygen, the body's tissues would not be able to produce the energy necessary for their function.

  • What is the role of oxygen in the body? A: The role of oxygen in the body is to provide energy for cellular respiration.
  • How does cellular respiration work? A: Cellular respiration is a process that occurs within cells and allows the body to convert nutrients into energy through the use of oxygen.
  • What tissues rely on oxygen for their function? A: All tissues in the body require oxygen for their function.