lower respiratory tract

lower respiratory tract n the part of the respiratory system including the larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs compare UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT

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  • Lower respiratory tract — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = PinkPage = Caption = Conducting passages. Caption2 = System = MeshName = MeshNumber = | DorlandsPre = DorlandsSuf = The Lower respiratory tract refers to the portions of the respiratory system …   Wikipedia

  • lower respiratory tract — noun The part of respiratory tract consisting of trachea, bronchi, bronchioles and alveoli. Ant: upper respiratory tract …   Wiktionary

  • lower respiratory tract — noun the bronchi and lungs • Hypernyms: ↑respiratory tract, ↑airway • Part Meronyms: ↑lung, ↑bronchus, ↑bronchial tube, ↑bronchiole …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lower respiratory tract infection — Classification and external resources Conducting passages. ICD 10 J10 J22, J40 J47 Lower respiratory tract infection while of …   Wikipedia

  • lower respiratory tract smear — noun any of several cytologic smears obtained from different parts of the lower respiratory tract; used for cytologic study of cancer and other diseases of the lungs • Syn: ↑bronchoscopic smear, ↑sputum smear • Hypernyms: ↑smear, ↑cytologic smear …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lower respiratory — can refer to: * Lower respiratory tract infection * Lower respiratory tract …   Wikipedia

  • Respiratory tract infection — Respiratory tract infections can refer to: * Lower respiratory tract infection * Upper respiratory tract infection …   Wikipedia

  • lower respiratory — adj of, relating to, or affecting the lower respiratory tract <lower respiratory infections> …   Medical dictionary

  • respiratory tract — noun the passages through which air enters and leaves the body (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑airway • Hypernyms: ↑tract • Hyponyms: ↑lower respiratory tract, ↑upper respiratory tract …   Useful english dictionary

  • lower respiratory infection — noun infection of the lower respiratory tract • Hypernyms: ↑respiratory tract infection, ↑respiratory infection …   Useful english dictionary

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