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Respiratory System

Respiratory system

The upper respiratory tract (upper airway) consists of the nose, mouth, sinuses, and throat.

The lower respiratory tract consists of the trachea, bronchial tubes, and the structures inside the lungs.

Current as of: February 24, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

 
 

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