Respiratory


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Definition

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

Alternative Names

Respiration

Images

Lungs
Upper respiratory tract
Lower respiratory tract

References

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

Review Date: 
11/12/2016
Reviewed By: 
Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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