Anatomy of the Lungs and Respiratory System

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Anatomy of the Lungs and Respiratory System

Picture of the respiratory system

The respiratory system includes the trachea (windpipe), two bronchi (one bronchus branching into each lung), the lungs, and the bronchioles (smaller airways in the lungs). The right lung has three lobes, and the left lung has two lobes.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerMichael Seth Rabin, MD - Medical Oncology
Last RevisedSeptember 12, 2012

Last Revised: September 12, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Michael Seth Rabin, MD - Medical Oncology




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