Functional system which consists of structures involved in respiration. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Respiratory_system http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

Synonyms: respiratory system apparatus respiratorius

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core, functional_classification

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5e/Respiratory_system_complete_en.svg

external definition

The anatomical system in which the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the organism and its environment.[AAO]

has related synonym

Atmungssystem
apparatus respiratorius
systema respiratorium

homology notes

There is no doubt that the primitive pattern of vertebrate air-breathing is the buccal pulse pump found in actinopterygian fishes.[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0001004