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A 23-year-old male asked:

What does bronchitis have to do with the respiratory system?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Bronchitis: The bronchi are tubes which sprout off from the trachea and carry air into bronchioles and then into the alveolar spaces of the lung. They are an integral part of the respiratory tract and when inflamed it is called bronchitis.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What does the respiratory system do for you?

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Dr. Steven Weintraub
Pulmonology 37 years experience
Exchange gases: The lungs are the major organs of your respiratory system. When you breath in, you take oxygen in through your lungs and when you breath out, you expel carbon dioxide.
Last updated Mar 20, 2013


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