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Respiratory System

Respiratory System
The respiratory system is the biological system that introduces respiratory gases to the body and performs gas exchange. Molecules of oxygen and carbon dioxide are passively exchanged, by diffusion, between the gaseous external environment and the blood. This exchange process occurs in the alveolar region of the lungs.
  • Larynx- The Voice Box

    Gfted are those who have voice. More gifted are those with good voice. Exceptionally gifted are those with melodious voice. The Human Larynx also called the “VOICE BOX” governs all these categories...
    11/12/2015 by Dr.
  • Pleura: A Membrane Around the Lungs

    The covering of both the lungs is called Pleura. Anatomy: The pleura is a two layered structure namely the parietal and the visceral layers. The parietal layer lines the walls of the bony cage in...
    23/12/2014 by Dr.
  • Trachea

    Trachea : It Takes Care of Your Breathing

      " Much as you try, you can't swallow and breathe at the same time! If this happens you may cease to breath. The flap in trachea prevents this. " Also called the windpipe, the trachea is...
    19/02/2014 by Dr.
  • Tonsils and Adenoids : Our Body Guards Against Infection

      "Tonsils and Adenoids are bodyguards against an offending infection. They bear the maximum brunt in quest of a cease-fire." The tonsils are two masses of tissue on either side of the back...
    18/02/2014 by Dr.
  • The Lungs

    Anatomy The lungs are the organs of respiration found in mammals and other developed organisms. They are found in the chest cavity, adjacent to the spine, one on either side of the heart. The...
    20/03/2013 by Dr.