Print-Friendly
Bookmarks

Respiratory

Respiration

The words "respiratory" and "respiration" refer to the lungs and breathing.

References

Boron WF. Organization of the respiratory system. In: Boron WF, Boulpaep EL, eds. Medical Physiology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017:chap 26.

BACK TO TOP

    • Lungs

      Lungs

      Illustration

    • Upper respiratory tract

      Upper respiratory ...

      Illustration

    • Lower respiratory tract

      Lower respiratory ...

      Illustration

      • Lungs

        Lungs

        Illustration

      • Upper respiratory tract

        Upper respiratory ...

        Illustration

      • Lower respiratory tract

        Lower respiratory ...

        Illustration

      Self Care

       
       

      Review Date: 10/8/2018

      Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

      The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites. © 1997- A.D.A.M., a business unit of Ebix, Inc. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.
      adam.com

       
       
       

       

       

      A.D.A.M. content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Fire Fox and Google Chrome browser.