Respiratory System

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Structures of the R.S

There are 3 major parts of the respiratory system

1. The Airway

2.The Lungs

3. The Muscles of the respiratory system

Importance of the Respiratory System

  • It brings oxygen into our bodies which we need for our cells to live and function properly
  • It helps us get rid of carbon dioxide which is a waste product of cellular function

How do you relate the body's use of nutrients to the respiratory system?

The respiratory system (lungs) has part of the immune system in it. The immune system is within every organ in our body, including the lungs to defend it from foreign material. The respiratory system consist of all organs in the body related to breathing including then nose mouth trachea and lungs.