Similar term(s): respiratory system.
The organs that are involved in breathing.
These include the nose, throat, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs. Also
known as the respiratory system.
Source: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Glossary
- Pulmonary artery
- Pulmonary vein
- Alveolar duct
- Cardiac notch
- Tertiary bronchi
- Secondary bronchi
- Primary bronchi
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Cardiopulmonary - Larynx - Lung function - Pharynx
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Español: Tracto respiratorio
Français: Appareil respiratoire