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Respiratory system

Respiratory system

Overview

Air is breathed in through the nasal passageways, travels through the trachea and bronchi to the lungs.

Review Date 8/28/2023

Updated by: Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David C. Dugdale, MD, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.