Structure And Function Of The Pulmonary System222

The lung 222

Upper airway 222

Structure of the tracheo-bronchial tree 223

Epithelium 225

Lung permeability 227

Lung mucus 227

Lung defenses 228

Lung surfactant 228

Blood supply 229

Lymphatic system 229

Nervous control 229

Biochemical processes which occur in the lung 230

Breathing 230

Respiratory disease 230

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