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respiratory system

noun

Definition of respiratory system

  1. :  a system of organs functioning in respiration and in humans consisting especially of the nose, nasal passages, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs



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1888

First Known Use of respiratory system

1888


RESPIRATORY SYSTEM Defined for Kids

respiratory system

noun

Definition of respiratory system for Students

  1. :  a system of the body used in breathing that in human beings consists of the nose, nasal passages, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchial tubes, and lungs




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respiratory system

noun

Medical Definition of respiratory system

  1. :  a system of organs functioning in respiration and consisting especially of the nose, nasal passages, nasopharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs—called also respiratory tract; see lower respiratory tract, upper respiratory tract



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