Lung Diseases; Pleurisy 


French: Maladie respiratoire

The lung is an organ belonging to the respiratory system and interfacing to the circulatory system of air-breathing vertebrates. Its function is to exchange oxygen from air with carbon dioxide from blood. The process in which this happens is called "external respiration" or breathing. The mechanism by which lungs enable respiration is called diffusion. There are also nonrespiratory functions of the lungs. ...

Respiratory Diseases as related to Lungs