is that true , that surface area of your lungs is roughly the same size as a tennis court ?
yes it is true.
How can anyone say that the surface area of your lungs is roughly the same size as a tennis court ?
Estimates of the total surface area of lungs vary from 30-50 square metres up to 70-100 square metres (1076.39 sq ft) (8,4 x 8,4 m) in adults — which might be roughly the same area as one side of a tennis court.
Did you know ?
all of the capillaries that surround the alveoli were unwound and laid end to end, they would extend for about 992 kilometres (616 mi).
The alveoli are located in the respiratory zone of the lungs , A typical pair of human lungs contain about 700 million alveoli.