Functional system which consists of structures involved in respiration. [ ]

Synonyms: respiratory system apparatus respiratorius

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core, functional_classification

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external definition

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

has related synonym


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]