Tag: lungs

Upper Vs Lower Respiratory System: Upper vs Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

In this lesson, we will explain the differences between the upper and lower respiratory system and the differences between upper respiratory tract infections and lower respiratory tract infections.

Seven General Functions of the Respiratory System

What is the respiratory system? In general, the respiratory system is a biological system that contains organs and structures that assist in gas exchange. Gas exchange involves the movement of carbon dioxide and oxygen between our circulating blood and air. In this educational lesson, we explore seven general functions of our respiratory system.