respiratory tract


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Noun1.respiratory tract - the passages through which air enters and leaves the body
respiratory system, systema respiratorium - the system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide; in terrestrial animals this is accomplished by breathing
lower respiratory tract - the bronchi and lungs
upper respiratory tract - the nose and throat and trachea
tract - a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose
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Objectives: Acute respiratory tract infections are divided into two groups as upper and lower respiratory tract infections.
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Most respiratory tract infections seen in primary care are due to viruses, which do not respond to antibiotics.
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