Respiratory System

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Respiratory System: Oxygen Delivery System

The function of the respiratory system that it supplies the blood with oxygen in order for the blood to deliver oxygen to all parts of the body. It does this through breathing. When we breathe, we inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide. This change of gases is the respiratory system's way of getting oxygen to the blood.

Respiratory System Basics

The respiratory system, includes the nose, throat, voice box, windpipe and lungs.

At the top of the respiratory system, the nostrils are the air intake thats where it gets warmed and humidified. Tiny hairs called cilia protect the nasal passageway, getting rid of dust and other particles that go in the nose when you breathe air.


Asthma - lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways.

Bronchitis - inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi.

Emphysema - is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. involving damage to the air sacs.

Hay Fever - also known as allergic rhinitis, is a common thing that shows signs and symptoms like to a cold.

Pleurisy - inflammation of the pleura, the lining of the pleural cavity surrounding the lungs.

Pneumonia - inflammatory condition of the lungs affecting the microscopic air sacs (alveoli).

Rhinitis - inflammation of the mucous membrane inside the nose.

Tuberculosis - is a disease caused by bacteria called mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually goes to the lungs.

Rule 1 and 2 How Your Respiratory System Works
this video shows a man that sings about the respiratory system.
Respiration-Ventilation 3D Medical Animation
this shows and explains about breathing and