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Respiratory tract

Similar term(s): respiratory system.

Definition:

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  

More:
respiratory tract
  1. Trachea
  2. Pulmonary artery
  3. Pulmonary vein
  4. Alveolar duct
  5. Alveoli
  6. Cardiac notch
  7. Bronchioles
  8. Tertiary bronchi
  9. Secondary bronchi
  10. Primary bronchi
  11. Larynx

Source: Rastrojo  (GNU Free Documentation license)

Related words:

Cardiopulmonary - Larynx - Lung function - Pharynx

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Translation(s):

Deutsch: Atemwege
Español: Tracto respiratorio
Français: Appareil respiratoire

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