Respiratory System

Structures of the R.S.

Upper


  • Nose
  • Sinuses
  • Pharynx
  • Epiglottis
  • Larynx
  • Trachea
Lower
  • Lungs
  • Pleura
  • Mediastinum

Importance of the R.S. as it relates to Immunity

The importance of the R.S. as it relates to immunity system is it

plays a role in homeostasis and is how we breath.

Relevance of Nutrients to the R.S

Folate-prevents respiratory infection

Vitamin D-prevents respiratory disease in newborns

Vitamin E- prevents common colds