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Respiration

 

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

 

References

Merck Manual Consumer Version website. Overview of the respiratory system. www.merckmanuals.com/home. Updated June 2019. Accessed January 31, 2021.

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    Upper respiratory tract

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    Lower respiratory tract

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      Lungs

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      Upper respiratory tract

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      Lower respiratory tract

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            Review Date: 10/10/2020

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