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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
    E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    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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