Anatomy of the Lungs and Respiratory System

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Anatomy of 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 ReviewerR. Steven Tharratt, MD, MPVM, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Medical Toxicology

Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

Current as of: September 9, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & R. Steven Tharratt, MD, MPVM, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Medical Toxicology