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Chapter 17 - Respiratory System

The respiratory system is a series of organs responsible for taking in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide.

Fig 013 Respiratory System


The lungs are the primary organs of the respiratory system.

EM 266 Lung

EM 267 Respiratory Bronchiole

EM 268 Respiratory Bronchiole

EM 270 Respiratory Bronchiole

EM 269-Lung

Respiratory Epthelium

A ciliated pseudostratified columnar epithelium that serfes as a barrier betwween air coming into the respiratory system and the underlying tissues.

EM 070 Respiratory Epithelium

EM 076 Respiratory Epithelium