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Anatomy of the Lungs and Respiratory System

Anatomy of the Lungs and Respiratory System

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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer R. Steven Tharratt, MD, MPVM, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Medical Toxicology
Last Revised April 5, 2013

Last Revised: April 5, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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