The Respiratory System - For more information


Bryan, Jenny. Breathing: The Respiratory System. Minneapolis, MN: Dillon Press, 1993.

Parker, Steve. The Lungs and Respiratory System. Austin, TX: Raintree/Steck-Vaughn, 1997.

Roca, Nuria Bosch, and Marta Serrano. The Respiratory System. New York: Chelsea House, 1995.

Silverstein, Alvin, Virginia Silverstein, and Robert Silverstein. The Respiratory System. New York: Twenty-First Century Books, 1994.

Smolley, Laurence A., Debra Fulghum Bruce, and Rob Muzzio. Breathe Right Now: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Treating the Most Common Breathing Disorders. New York: Norton, 1998.

WWW Sites

Anatomy of the Respiratory System
Site from the Jefferson Health System, a collective of member hospitals and healthcare organizations in the greater Philadelphia region. Includes information on the anatomy of the respiratory system, and includes a discussion of how the various parts work. Also includes links to diseases and disorders of the respiratory system.

Cyber Anatomy: Respiratory System
Site provides detailed information on the respiratory system that is geared for students in grades 6 through 12.

Human Respiratory System
Site provides links that give information on the exchange of gases in the human body. Also has a link that details the structure of the respiratory system.

Respiratory System
Site offers an extensive discussion of the respiratory system, its organs, and various parts. Also includes a discussion of the breathing process (the high band width selection offers more illustrations).

The Respiratory System
Site presents a detailed chapter on the respiratory system from the On-Line Biology textbook.

Your Gross and Cool Body—Respiratory System
Site presents facts and answers questions about the respiratory system and its various parts.

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