Respiratory-system meaning

The respiratory system is the set of organs that allows a person to breathe and exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide throughout the body.

An example of respiratory system is the human's nasal passages, larynx, trachea, bronchial tubes and lungs.

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The system of organs involved in the exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen between an organism and its environment.
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The system of organs and structures, such as lungs in mammals and gills in fish, involved in the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between an organism and its environment.
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The system of organs and structures, such as lungs in mammals and gills in fish, involved in the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between an organism and its environment.
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The system of organs and structures in which gas exchange takes place, consisting of the lungs and airways in air-breathing vertebrates, gills in fish and many invertebrates, the outer covering of the body in worms, and specialized air ducts in insects.
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(anatomy) The system of organs serving for respiration.
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