Overview of the Respiratory System
The lungs work in conjunction with the heart and circulatory system to bring oxygen to the body and carry CO2 out of the body.
For more information about this process, please refer to the slide set “Overview of the Circulatory System” on BioEd Online.
Keywords: respiratory system | lung | lungs | blood | oxygenated blood | deoxygenated blood | bronchus
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